Student Loan Disaster Relief

September 15, 2017 From the Federal Student Aid Office  If you are a student or a federal student loan borrower who has been impacted by a federally declared natural disaster, we can help answer your questions.   We are committed to assisting students enrolled in college or career school and federal student loan borrowers who

How to Pay Off Debt Quickly

Recently, a third-party debt relief company, claiming to be the Department of Education, has been leaving voicemail messages for student borrowers claiming that they must act immediately to qualify for student loan forgiveness before the program is eliminated. A transcript of the voicemail follows Read More

From Inside Higher Ed

Student Debt Crisis. Inside Higher Ed is a trusted news source.  We want to share the link to an important article about the latest on efforts by Student Debt Crisis to stop debt relief companies from charging students for services they could be getting for free from the federal government. Advocacy Group Puts Spotlight on Debt Relief

Reporting 2015 Student Loan Interest

Read the Announcement 1-19-2016 FROM IFAP—As tax time approaches, we want to share general information with the financial aid community about our reporting of student loan interest payments. If a borrower made federal student loan payments in 2015, the borrower may be eligible to deduct a portion of the interest paid on the borrower’s 2015 Read More