Federal Direct Loan Information

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Loan Procedures (for students) (New borrowers see note below)
Loan Procedures (for parents)
Federal Direct Loan MPN | Master Promissory Note
Federal Direct Loan Counseling | Entrance and exit counseling
Federal Direct Loan Servicing | Customer support for existing borrowers
Federal Student Loan Repayment Plans
Federal Direct Loan Consolidation
Federal Direct Loan Repayment Calculator
Financial Awareness Counseling – This counseling tool is provided by the U.S.Department of Education to help students access their loan history and manage their loan debt.
FSA Student Loan Ombudsman Group
Federal Student Aid Debt Resolution – Website provides information and guidance for student loan borrowers with defaulted student loans.
National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) receives data from schools and agencies on Federal grants and loans. NSLDS provides a centralized database so that students can access and view their Federal grants and/or loan data.

Time limitation on Direct Subsidized Loan Eligibility for New Borrowers

Beginning with July 1, 2013 Public Law 112-141 limits for new borrowers of a Federal Direct Subsidized Loan to 150% of the required length to complete a degree, or 3 years of eligibility to complete an associate degree. (For example: A student enrolled in a 2 year program will have 3 years worth of subsidized eligibility.)

Maximum Eligibility Information Sheet