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OVERVIEW
Preface
Header and Trailer Records Electronic Application Electronic Renewal Application Requests Institutional Student Information Record (ISIR) Electronic Corrections/Duplicate Requests Handling Record Level Rejected Records Handling Batch Level Rejects What’s New for 2000-2001! What’s Changed for 2000-2001! Sources of Assistance 1-1 1-2 1-2 1-2 1-3 1-3 1-4 1-4 1-5 1-6 1-8

EDE PROCESSING
Introduction Electronic Application Electronic Application Process Receiving the Completed FAFSA or Renewal Application Entering the Application Information Formatting and Transmitting the Records Receiving Processed Records Rejected Initial and Renewal Application Records Electronic Renewal Application Renewal Application Process Requesting the RAD File Receiving the RAD Records 2-1 2-1 2-2 2-2 2-2 2-2 2-3 2-3 2-5 2-5 2-5 2-6

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ISIR NSLDS Data ISIR Receipt Process ISIR Types Automatic ISIRs for Institutions Requested ISIRs State Agency Options Automatic ISIRs for State Agencies Federal Data Request Processing (FDR) Requesting FDRs Requesting More than One FDR Record Response to an FDR Request Rejected FDR Records Electronic Corrections General Correction Entry Specifications Detailed Data Entry Specifications Signed Numeric Fields Table Making Signature Corrections Adding Your Federal School Code to Receive Electronic Data Tips for Corrections Requesting a Duplicate ISIR Response to a Correction/Duplicate Record Rejected Correction/Duplicate Records2-21 CPS Header and Trailer Records

2-7 2-7 2-7 2-7 2-8 2-8 2-9 2-10 2-11 2-11 2-12 2-12 2-12
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2-13 2-14 2-16 2-18 2-18 2-19 2-20 2-21

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RECORD LAYOUTS
Header Record Sent To/Received From the CPS Trailer Record Sent To/Received From the CPS EDE Batch Level Error Report Import Record Layout EDE Record Level Error Report Import Record Layout ISIR Record Description/Data Dictionary Type 2 Individual RAD Request Export Record Layout and RAD Error Import Record Layout RAD Request Address 1 Export Record Layout RAD Request Address 2 Export Record Layout RAD Import Record Layout 3-2 3-4 3-6 3-8 3-10 3-48 3-50 3-51 3-52

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Initial Application/Renewal Application Export Record Layout History Correction Export Record Layout Duplicate Request Export Record Layout Signature Record Layout FDR Export Record Layout

3-62 3-73 3-77 3-79 3-80

PROCESSING CODES/SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
Summary of Tables 1999-2000/2000-2001 ISIR Cross Reference Table of Reject Codes and How to Respond to Each Batch Level Error Messages Record Level Error Messages Assumption Overrides SAR/ISIR Correction Flags Correction/Highlights NSLDS Loan Program Codes NSLDS Loan Current Status Codes State/Country/Jurisdiction Codes Correction Data Entry Specifications ISIR Comment Codes and Text Printing Printing ISIRs Printing Assumed Values Printing Correction Flags Printing Highlight Flags Rejected ISIRs 4-2 4-3 4-24 4-26 4-27 4-29 4-30 4-34 4-35 4-36 4-37 4-44 5-1 5-1 5-1 5-2 5-2 5-2

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Comments Field Types Printing the ISIR Printing the Renewal Application Header for ISIR Comment Page Only Header for All ISIR Pages Except Comment Page Detail for ISIR Page 1 Detail for ISIR Page 2 Detail for ISIR Page 3 Detail for ISIR Page 4 Summary for ISIR Comment Page Only Summary for ISIR Pages Except for Comment Page Sample Output Document – ISIR Header for NSLDS Financial Aid History Detail for NSLDS Financial Aid History Aggregate Amount for FFELP / Direct Loans Section Perkins Loan Section Pell Payment Data Section Loan Detail Section Summary for NSLDS Financial Aid History Sample Output Document - NSLDS Printing the Renewal Application Header for Renewal Application Detail for Renewal Application Page 1 Detail For Renewal Application Page 2 Detail for Renewal Application Page 3 Detail for Renewal Application Page 4 Detail for Renewal Application Page 5 Sample Output Document – Renewal Application

5-2 5-3 5-3 5-3 5-5 5-6 5-7 5-7 5-15 5-23 5-24 5-24 5-25 5-29 5-30 5-32 5-34 5-35 5-38 5-40 5-41 5-43 5-43 5-44 5-48 5-56 5-64 5-65 5-66

MISCELLANEOUS
2000-2001 ISIR Change Table Message Classes Optional Testing with the Central Processing System History Corrections Test Cases History Correction Sample Output Document - Correction ISIRs 6-2 6-8 6-9 6-10 6-12

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