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Overview Preface Header and Trailer Records
Electronic Application Electronic Renewal Application Institutional Student Information Record (ISIR) Electronic Corrections Handling Rejected Applications Handling Batch Level Rejects Packaging Data Student Status Confirmation Report (SSCR) Processing What’s New for 1998-99! What’s Changed for 1998-99! Sources of Assistance

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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 Application Process (Chart 1) Electronic Application Processing (Chart 1A) Electronic Renewal Application Renewal Application Process Requesting the RAD File Receiving the RAD Records Renewal Application Process (Chart 1B)

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ISIR
NSLDS Data ISIR Receipt Process ISIR Types Institutional Year-to-Date ISIR Request Via Network (Chart 4) Institutional Year-to-Date ISIR Request Via Magnetic Tape (Chart 4A) State Agency Options Automatic I SIR Processing Year-to-Date (YTD) ISIRs Federal Data Request Processing (FDR) Requesting FDRs Requesting More than One FDR Record Response to an FDR Request Rejected FDRs Electronic Corrections General Correction Entry Specifications Detailed Data Entry Specifications Making Signature Corrections Adding Your Institution to Receive Electronic Data Electronic Correction Processing (Chart 2) Requesting a Duplicate ISIR Electronic Duplicate Requests (Chart 3) Response to a Correction Record Response to a Duplicate Record Rejected Correction Records Header and Trailer Records

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Record Layouts
Received Message Header Record Sent To/Received From the CPS Received Message Trailer Record Sent To/Received From the CPS Export Initial Application/Renewal Application Record Layout EDE Error Report Batch Level Error Record EDE Error Report Record Level Error Repor t Type 2 Request Individual RAD Records Description Transmitted RAD Request Address 1 Record Sent To The CPS Transmitted RAD Request Address 2 Record Sent To The CPS RAD Received Record Layout Export FDR Request Record Layout

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Full ISIR Record Description History Correction Layout-Export Corrections Record Layout Duplicate Request Record Layout

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Processing Codes/System Requirements
Table of Reject Codes and How to Respond to Each Batch Level ErrorMessages ISIR Comment Codes and Text Valid Course of Study Codes Valid Degree/Certificate Codes Assumption Overrides SAR/ISIR Correction Flags Correction/Highlights NSLDS Loan Program Codes NSLDS Loan Current Status Codes Record Level Error Messages State/Country/Jurisdiction Codes Correction Data Entry Specifications

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Printing
Printing ISIRs Printing Assumed Values Printing Correction Flags Printing Highlight Flags Full Versus Partial ISIRs Rejected ISIRs Comments Field Types Printing the ISIRs 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

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Header for NSLDS Financia Aid History l Detail for NSLDS Financial Aid History 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 Sample Output Document Sample Verification Worksheet (Independent Student) Sample Verification Worksheet (Dependent Student)

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Miscellaneous
Message Classes Test Cases

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Data Dictionary SSCR
SSCR Processing Importing External SSCR Records Importing Changes to SSCR Records Exporting SSCR Data SSCR External Import Add Record Format SSCR Import External Add Flow Chart SSCR External Import Change File SSCR External Import Change Record Description SSCR Import External Change Flow Chart SSCR External Export SSCR Export to External System Flow Chart

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Packaging
Record Descriptions Import External Add Record Description Import External Change Record Requirements Special Instructions Import Change Field Record Description Export Record Description Packaging Import External Add Record Description

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Packaging Import External Add Record Description Flow Chart Packaging External Import Change Record Packaging External Import Change Record Flow Chart Packaging Import Change Field Record Description Packaging Import Change Field Record Description Flow Chart

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