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Site Navigation
Global navigation refers to the main areas of navigation available on the Common Origination and Disbursement (COD) Web site. The titles of these main areas of navigation display in the bar across the top of each page of the site after you have logged in. To access an area of global navigation, click a title.

Menus refer to the sub-navigation available in each area of global navigation. Menu names display down the left-hand side of each page in each area of global navigation, and are preceded by a 'triangle' icon. The functions within menus allow authorized personnel to search for, view, and update existing information in an area of global navigation. To access a menu, click a menu name.

Global footer refers to the set of hypertext links that display in the bar across the bottom of each page of the site. To access a link, click on the name of the link. The page content or functions of each link in the global footer are described below:

A link to the COD Web site's home page. The home page allows authorized personnel to log on to the COD processing system.

Privacy Act
Office of Federal Student Aid (FSA) terms and conditions regarding Web site usage and privacy.

A list of links to the home pages of existing Imaging, Pell, Direct Loan Origination, and Servicing Web sites.

Contact Us
U.S. Department of Education phone numbers and contact information. You can send e-mail to a pre-specified, general FSA e-mail address from this page.

General definitions for the language used in the COD Web site.

General help for the COD Web site.

Log Off
A link that allows you to log off of the COD processing system.