Release Notes: Item 1810-01

2019-2020 Regulatory Release (File Changes)

This is the first of two release items which comprise the 2019-2020 Regulatory release. This first item concerns the new year-specific file definitions and Dictionary entries required for 2019-2020 Federal processing. The accompanying source code changes are issued in release item 1810-02.

There are no changes to non-year-specific files for aid year 2019-20.

Implementation Notes

  1. Load the new file definitions from the SYSOBJH file in the attached zip file to PREDICT. These file definitions include layouts for:
  2. Change file numbers to match your institution's physical file numbers.
  3. Generate ADABAS files for the WF-xxxx-1920 files listed above.
  4. Generate DDMs for the WF-xxxx-1920 and WF-xxxx-CMP-1920 userviews listed above. You may need to set the Generate Security option to YES for the new files.
  5. If NATURAL Security is used, add the new files to NATURAL Security.
  6. Link the new files to your FINANCIER library as Update.
  7. Load the Dictionary Import file (dc181001.txt) from the zip file into the FINANCIER Dictionary using the Dictionary Import program (WCDICIMB).
  8. Manually update the Dictionary to include new year-specific values. (The Dictionary Import will not update the value set for a field that already has one, so these must be entered in the Dictionary manually.)
                            Add:      WFCPS20D      WF-CPS-1920
                                      WFFED20D      WF-FEDERAL-1920
                                      WFICO20D      WF-ICOMMENT-1920
                                      WFISR20D      WF-ISIR-1920
                                      WFMCA20D      WF-MCALCS-1920
                                      WFNSL20D      WF-NSLDS-1920
                                      WFVER20D      WF-VERIFY-1920
                                      WF20FEDD      WF-1920-FEDERAL(ADD)
                            Add:      2020          2019-2020 Aid Year
                            Add:      2020          2019-20 Fiscal Year