RISK, REWARD & TIMING PowerFAIDS: Never a Risk, Always a Reward & it’s all about the Timing 2014 UPDATE PF 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 Forward Student Migration Support for IM and PROFILE 20.0 COMMUNICATION CHANGES Quick Chat: Communications in 2015/2016 and following NEW Sample Letter Templates NEW Merge Fields replacing Text Blocks (Budget & Resources, Awards, Documents) Accurate Alignment in Columns Customized Formatting Improved HTML e-mail Formatting Option 1 – use all new 15/16 templates from PowerFAIDS and copy the text from your old documents Option 2 - revisit documents and replace all text blocks with the new merge fields NOTE: 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 20.0 PELL/PACKAGING CHANGES Support for Pell Formula 4 Awd Lock & Dist Lock (Table 4 from 20.0 Release Package) Schedule Start & End Dates and NEW Actual Start & End Dates POE-ACTST-DT POE-ACTEN-DT POE-WEEKS POE-HOURS RESOURCES PowerFAIDS 20.0 Release Package PowerFAIDS Community Site New Letter Templates New Self Service Recording PowerFAIDS Training Parameter Roll Forward 11/18/14 @ 2pm Eastern Communications Basics 11/25/14 @ 2pm Eastern Watch the Forum for Additional 2015 Trainings 20.X RELEASES 20.1 – will be released in late January 2015 (FM/ISIR release). CollegeBoard is looking for additional Beta testers and Early Adopters for 20.1. 20.2 – Scheme Change (released in March) 20.3 – COD Communications (released in May) 20.4 – New PowerFAIDS Technology Release (released in August) 2015 USER CONFERENCE July 16-18, 2015 New Orleans Marriott Call for Topics THIS month (November) Looking for Speakers! Watch the Community Site for more information QUESTIONS? Contact Support at [email protected] or [email protected] or Call 800.227.6734 Join the Forum: https://epl.collegeboard.com/epl/login.do For information on upgrades, such as additional seat licenses, NetPartner, Web Client, or the CSS Financial Aid PROFILE, please contact [email protected] or call 800.626.9725 Thanks!