ERIC Number: ED442431
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
EDExpress Packaging Training, 2000-2001.
Department of Education, Washington, DC. Student Financial Assistance.
This training manual is intended for use by higher education institutions that use the electronic student financial aid packaging process in a Windows environment. Each unit in the manual is organized into several lessons; each lesson presents the material and then provides practical application materials. The first unit is an overview of the EDExpress Packaging system. The second unit covers system setups, and includes lessons on the user database, various types of documents and document tracking procedures, budgets, fund maintenance, and award methodology. Unit 3 covers managing data, and Unit 4 covers document tracking. Unit 5 covers working with student awards and includes lessons on validating packaging data and creating and modifying financial aid packages. Unit 6 covers EDExpress reports. Unit 7 offers 13 advanced exercises that help the user apply the lessons learned in prior units. Five appendixes cover working with queries and provide blank worksheets, answer keys, sample user letters, and a quick reference section. (CH)
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Financial Aid Applicants, Higher Education, Need Analysis (Student Financial Aid), Paying for College, Student Financial Aid, Student Financial Aid Officers
ED Pubs, P.O. Box 1398, Jessup, MD 20794-1398. Tel: 877-433-7827 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC. Student Financial Assistance.