<html> <head> <meta content="IE=10.000" http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible"> <title>Florida Automated System for Transferring Educational Records</title> <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=unicode"> <meta name="keywords" content="Financial Aid, Scholarships, Grants, Fellowships, Work Study, &#10;&#9;&#9;Student Loans, College Loans, College Money, Financial Assistance, Financing an Education, &#10;&#9;&#9;Paying for College, Florida Education, Florida Colleges, State of Florida, Nursing Careers, &#10;&#9;&#9;Teaching Careers, Health Careers, Florida Universities, Financial Aide, Aide, BSFA, OSFA,&#10;&#9;&#9;Office of Student Financial Assistance, Bureau of Student Financial Assistance, High School,&#10;&#9;&#9;Tuition Assistance, Tuition, Funding, College Funding, Educational Funding, DOE_OSFA_SSFAD "> <link href="Florida Student Scholarship & Grant Programs_files/main.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"> <link href="Florida Student Scholarship & Grant Programs_files/main_2.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"> <link href="Florida Student Scholarship & Grant Programs_files/ssfad.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" media="all"> <link href="Florida Student Scholarship & Grant Programs_files/print.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" media="print"> <link href="Florida Student Scholarship & Grant Programs_files/Menu.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"> <link href="Florida Student Scholarship & Grant Programs_files/newstyle.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"> <meta name="GENERATOR" content="MSHTML 10.00.9200.16843"> </head> <body> <div id="divShadow"> <div id="divHeader"> <img width="900" height="77" title="Welcome to Florida Automated System for Transferring Educational Records" alt="Welcome to Florida Automated System for Transferring Educational Records" src="Florida Student Scholarship & Grant Programs_files/banner.gif" usemap="#mapHeader"> <map name="mapHeader" id="mapHeader"> <area href="http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org/" shape="rect" coords="15,9,361,64" alt="Go to the OSFA Home Page"> </map> </div> <div id="divMenu"> <!-- NEW Menu built using tables and CSS - John 5/4/07 --> <div class="testmenu"> <table width="100%" background="Florida Student Scholarship & Grant Programs_files/new_menu_img.gif" style='text-align: center' border="0" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <a title="User Manual" href="manl1819/index.htm"> FASTER <br />User Manual</a> </td> <td> <a title="SPEEDE/ExPRESS" href="SpexMan1819/index.htm"> SPEEDE/ExPRESS <br /> Conversion Manual </a> </td> <td> <a title="Contacts" href="manl1819/ContactAndAccess.htm"> Contact & <br /> Access </a> </td> <td> <a title="Previous Documentation" href="manl1819/PreviousDocumentation.htm"> 2017-2018 <br /> Documentation</a> </td> <td> <a title="FLDOE" href="http://www.fldoe.org/Default.asp"> FLDOE </a> </td> <td> <a title="Student Loans" href="http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org/FFELP/ffelp_homepage.html"> Student Loans </a> </td> <td> <a title="State Program Links" href="http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org/SSFAD/home/uamain.htm"> State Programs</a> </td> <!--<td style="border-right: 0px;"><a href="FAQ.htm" title="Frequently Asked Questions">Frequently Asked Questions</a></td>--> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> <!--End NEW menu --> </div> <div id="divMain"> <table id="tableMain" style="border-collapse:collapse;"> <tr> <td class="page" WIDTH="75%">&nbsp; </td> <td class="tableLeft" ></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="page"> <p align="center" class="fontbig"> <span style="color:#4169E1"><b>F</b></span>lorida <span style="color:#4169E1"><b>A</b></span>utomated <span style="color:#4169E1"><b>S</b></span>ystem for <span style="color:#4169E1"><b>T</b></span>ransferring <span style="color:#4169E1"><b>E</b></span>ducational <span style="color:#4169E1"><b>R</b></span>ecords </p><br> <p align="center"> <u><b>FASTER</b> and its interface to <b>SPEEDE/ExPRESS</b></u> </p> <p align="left"> FASTER and SPEEDE/ExPRESS are sets of predefined data formats used by educational institutions to electronically exchange student records and transcripts. Institutions must subscribe to the FASTER and/or SPEEDE/ExPRESS systems in order to participate in this exchange. </p> <p align="center" style="font-size: large"> <u>What's New</u></p> <p><ul> <li>The 2018-19 FASTER annual cutover <u>took place</u> at midnight, June 30, 2018. Details for the cutover changes can be found in the <a href="manl1819/ChangeDocument.pdf"><u>Change Summary</u></a> document. <br></br> <li>In the FASTER User Manual, Chapter 10 is obsolete and has been deleted. <a href="manl1819/chap-5.pdf"><u>Chapter 5</u></a> - Connecting to FDOE and <a href="manl1819/chap-6.pdf"><u>Chapter 6</u></a> - Process Parameter Record have been added. Chapter 6 explains a new process implemented by FDOE that elminates the need to submit IBM JCL and replaces it with process parameters. </p></ul> <p align="center"><u>________________</u></p><br> <p> It is always our intent to process student records as efficiently and securely as possible. If you have technical questions concerning the processing of FASTER records, please contact us at <a href="mailto:fstr@fldoe.org"><u>FSTR@fldoe.org</u></a></span>. Please include the details of your question or request in your email.<br><br> High schools with questions regarding missing or rejected transcripts should first contact their district offices BEFORE contacting the Florida Department of Education. Districts receive an Edit Error Report each time they submit transcripts and can provide information regarding the processing of transcripts. In addition, transcripts which are processed by FASTER but fail Bright Futures edits are listed on the district's Incoming Aging Report.<br><br> </p> </td> <td class="tableLeft" > <h1 align="center">Contact Us</h1> <p align="center" style="font-size: small"> Institutions and districts should contact us via <br />Email to: <u><a href="mailto:FSTR@fldoe.org">FSTR@fldoe.org</a></u> </p> <p align="center" style="font-size: medium"><br> The FASTER System is for use by institutions and school districts and is not for personal use by students. Individuals seeking transcripts should contact their institution directly.</p> <img src="manl1819/students_homepage.gif" alt="FASTER" style="width:200px;height:158px"> </td> </tr> </table> </div> </body> </html>