Student Loan Information
Here are five links that will get you to the most current student loan information available. We think you can find answers to your questions about student loans in one or more of these links.
NSLDS STUDENT ACCESS
National Student Loan Data System: Retrieve Your Loan Information
The National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) is the U.S. Department of Education's (ED's) central database for student aid. NSLDS receives data from schools, guaranty agencies, the Direct Loan program, and other Department of ED programs. NSLDS Student Access provides a centralized, integrated view of Title IV loans and grants so that recipients of Title IV Aid can access and inquire about their Title IV loans and/or grant data.
Here s a link to a publication from the U.S. Department of Education. Your Federal Student Loans: learn the basics and Manage Your Debt
Department of Education: Student Loans page
Student Loan Borrowers Assistance: A Resource for Borrowers, their Families and Advocates
FinAid: The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid
Understanding Loan Cancelation, Forgiveness, And Discharge
Under certain circumstances, your student loan, or a portion of your loan, may be canceled, forgiven, or discharged (in other words, you won't have to repay it). Here is a link to a chart that will help you determine if you qualify.
Housing Director Linda Cade found this 33 page reference guide that could be a good tool for finding scholarships: Paying for College Student Resource Guide
Worst Money Mistakes in College
What you need to Know about Defaulted Student Loans
Repayment Opportunities Grow for Student Loan Borrowers