Exit counseling for federal Perkins loans and federal Stafford loans is provided to borrowers.
The institution shall provide and collect exit counseling information for borrowers under the federal Perkins loan program and for borrowers under the federal Stafford loan program.
Exit counseling for the federal Perkins loan program is provided online to borrowers.
Exit counseling for the federal direct loan program is provided online to borrowers.
You may obtain a deferment on the repayment principal and/or the interest of a loan for service under the Peace Corps Act, for service under the Domestic Volunteer Service Act and for comparable service as a volunteer for a tax-exempt organization of demonstrated effectiveness in the field of community service. Contact your lender or servicer for specific information on qualifying for one of these deferments:
Comparable service as a volunteer for a tax-exempt organization of demonstrated effectiveness in the field of community service
Students Protecting Themselves from Financial Aid Scams: This is a reminder that if you receive correspondence from an outside agency asking for significant personal information and a processing fee for financial aid, it is most likely a scam. We highly encourage you not to respond to this type of request, as you could lose the fee and jeopardize your personally identifiable information.
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