The October 2016 service release for EDExpress 2016-2017, Release 2.0 implements an enhancement to the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) module that enables users to import a new Default Overpay Code value in PLUS Application Acknowledgement files (message class CRSP17OP). The service release also includes program files updates originally posted in May and July 2016, as well as software help text updates.
If you process Direct Loan records using EDExpress 2016-2017, you should run the service release installation file (Express17r21.exe) on all PC workstations in your office that have Release 2.0 installed. If you do not process Direct Loan records using EDExpress 2016-2017, you can skip the installation of this service release.
For additional information regarding this service release, see the related electronic announcement posted in October 2016 to the Information for Financial Aid Professionals (IFAP) Web site.