You can get assistance with repaying your student loans from the federal government. Below you will find links to websites that contain more information.
- Federal Guide to Repaying Loans. After college, the federal government has ways to help you repay your loans. Eligibility depends upon the type of loan, when it was made, and whether it's in default.
- Loan Consolidation. If you have multiple federal loans, you can often combine them into a single loan with one monthly payment.
- Canceling or Deferring Loans in Exchange for Public Service. (1) For teachers, click here. (2) For health professionals, click here. (3) For federal employees, click here.
- Help with Your Loan. Repaying your student loans on time is a great way to build your credit. However, sometimes life takes an unexpected turn. If you are having problems repaying your loan and all other approaches fail, contact the Department of Education's Office of the Ombudsman. Click here to find more information.