Pell Table Enablement File Upload - Java Exception Error on Tools 8.53

(Doc ID 2103805.1)

Last updated on APRIL 13, 2017

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise CS Financial Aid - Version 9 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : CS 9 Bundle 40 and higher, Tools 8.53

When attempting to upload the Pell tables for the Pell Enablement Load, the following error occurs.

Java Exception: javax.script.ScriptException:[JavaPackage org.apache.poi.xssf.usemodel.XSSFWorkbook] is not a function, it is object.(#1)in at line number 1: during call of javax.script.ScriptEngine.eval.(2,763) SFA_PELL_ADD.ATTACHADD.FieldChange PCPC:1843 Statement:31. The noted Java error was thrown during a call of the given method.


An error similar to above, but  referencing 'NoClassDefFoundError'.


An error similar to above, but referencing 'NoSuchMethodError'.

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Navigate to Pell Table Load
2. Enter aid year and schedule type
3. Download file from Rename if necessary.
4. Click on 'add attachment' and choose downloaded file and click 'Upload'

The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot test and use the new Pell Table Enablement Functionality, which may result in a delay in being able to package Federal Pell for Aid Year 2017.


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