Presentation on theme: "PowerFAIDS: Never a Risk, Always a Reward & it’s all about the Timing"— Presentation transcript:
1 PowerFAIDS: Never a Risk, Always a Reward & it’s all about the Timing Risk, reward & TimingPowerFAIDS: Never a Risk, Always a Reward & it’s all about the Timing
2 2014 UpdatePF 20.0 was released on October 31st…if you haven’t downloaded and begun testing…please do so!This is the traditional x.0 release, featuring:Parameter Roll ForwardStudent MigrationSupport for IM and PROFILE
4 20.0 Communication changes Quick Chat: Communications in 2015/2016 and followingNEW Sample Letter TemplatesNEW Merge Fields replacing Text Blocks (Budget & Resources, Awards, Documents)Accurate Alignment in ColumnsCustomized FormattingImproved HTML FormattingOption 1 – use all new 15/16 templates from PowerFAIDS and copy the text from your old documentsOption 2 - revisit documents and replace all text blocks with the new merge fieldsNOTE: Any template for use in 15/16 that does NOT have one or more text blocks (award, resources, docs received, or missing docs) can be copied forward for use in 15/16
5 20.0 Pell/packaging changes Support for Pell Formula 4Awd Lock & Dist Lock (Table 4 from 20.0 Release Package)Schedule Start & End Dates and NEW Actual Start & End DatesPOE-ACTST-DTPOE-ACTEN-DTPOE-WEEKSPOE-HOURS
11 ALWAYS ATTEND TRAININGS ResourcesPowerFAIDS 20.0 Release PackagePowerFAIDS Community SiteNew Letter TemplatesNew Self Service RecordingPowerFAIDS TrainingParameter Roll Forward 2pm EasternCommunications Basics 2pm EasternWatch the Forum for Additional 2015 TrainingsALWAYS ATTEND TRAININGS
13 20.X releases20.1 – will be released in late January 2015 (FM/ISIR release). CollegeBoard is looking for additional Beta testers and Early Adopters for 184.108.40.206 – Scheme Change (released in March)20.3 – COD Communications (released in May)20.4 – New PowerFAIDS Technology Release (released in August)
17 Questions?Contact Support at or or CallJoin the Forum: https://epl.collegeboard.com/epl/login.doFor information on upgrades, such as additional seat licenses, NetPartner, Web Client, or the CSS Financial Aid PROFILE, please contact or callThanks!