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Add FSAID.ed.gov as a Trusted Domain

As explained in our recent announcements, Federal Student Aid (FSA) switched from the PIN to the FSA ID May 10. FAFSA applicants previously used the PIN to sign the FAFSA form electronically and access federal financial aid records online. All FSA websites are impacted, including FAFSA on the Web, The National Student Loan Data System, Federal Direct Consolidation Loans, Federal Student Aid and Agreement to Serve.

Now that the new FSA ID has been implemented, users will be asked to confirm their email address during the registration process. Many users will register with their school email account. In order to ensure that these users receive all email notifications regarding the FSA ID, it is recommended that campuses “whitelist” the following domain and/or IP addresses:


Please share this information with your campus IT department as soon as possible. Adding fsaid.ed.gov to the list of trusted domains used by your organization will help prevent your system from blocking FSA ID-related email messages as spam.

Penny Gandy
Outreach Services Manager
Oklahoma College Assistance Program (OCAP)
P.O. Box 3000 | Oklahoma City, OK 73101-3000
pgandy@ocap.org | www.OCAP.org