Schedule Outage: PowerFAIDS

This outage only affects staff in Financial Aid.

PowerFAIDS will be upgraded from version 25.3 to 25.4 on Tuesday evening, July 7.

The server upgrade will start at 7PM on Feb 11. The server upgrade should be completed in thirty minutes.

Users will have to use the new PowerFAIDS 25.4 client to connect to the upgraded server.

The upgrade includes:

  • Ability to distribute Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HERRF) provided by the CARES Act
  • New fund attribute that Can Exceed Original Need and Budget (Excluded from EFA).
  • Ability to manually add a fund with this new attribute to the Student module packaging view.
  • Ability to add a fund with this new attribute through the Batch Module>Add Award process.
  • Ability to add a fund with this new attribute through the External Award load process and the External Award Data Entry Table.
  • Support for┬áCOD Loans with First Disbursement On or After October 1, 2020

Duration: 1 hour

Assigned Technicians: n/a