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Managing Student Loan Debt

Managing Debt

Understand and manage your debt using these helpful tools and resources.

Many websites have now been consolidated into on into one handy location:

Log into this website using FSA ID Username, Email, or Mobile Phone and password.

Complete the FAFSA, Loan Agreement, Entrance Counseling, and Exit Counseling here. You can also complete  Financial Awareness Counseling which provides tools and information to help you understand your financial aid and assist you in managing your finances.

Get round-the-clock, secure online access to your Direct Loans. 

Postponing Repayment: If you have trouble making your education loan payments, contact the organization that services your loan immediately

Repayment Estimator: Enter loan information to see what you may owe each month upon graduation.

This is the central location to see a listing of all your federal loans (including subsidized, unsubsidized, and Perkins loans), who the current servicer is, and what your loan status is. 


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