Student Loan Borrower Resource Center
Are you struggling with student debt? This page is for you.
Millions of Americans struggle with student debt every year. The burden is even heavier for Black and Latinx communities who are facing disproportionate impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. If you are facing unemployment or reduced income, these resources can help.
¿Necesita ayuda con préstamos estudiantiles en español? Pruebe estos resúmenes.
Student Loan Help Clinic
Join experts for a Student Loan Help Clinic hosted online or via telephone. Topics covered include, student loan basics, affordable repayment plans, loan forgiveness options, and what to do if you cannot afford your payments.
More clinic dates coming soon! In the meantime, watch our recorded clinic below.
Student Loan Aid Tool
If your income goes down suddenly, you are eligible to have your student loan payment reduced under the government income-driven repayment programs. Social impact startup Savi is providing their student loan technology to support this important effort.
Learn about important student loan topics by reading our simple one-page summaries. Find out if you qualify for lower payments, learn more about loan forgiveness programs, and more. Then, give us feedback to help us develop the most helpful resources possible.
Please note: you can view these documents full screen by selecting the "pop-out" button in the upper right corner.
Income Driven Repayment (IDR)
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
This package reviews Public Service Loan Forgiveness, which is a great program if you're employed in a governmental or not-for-profit organization.
Versión en español: Perdón de Préstamos del Servicio Público (PSLF, por sus siglas en Inglés)
Student Loan Help Clinic - Recording
This recording of our Student Loan Help Clinic on September 10, 2020 covers important topics on student loan debt. Find out how you can manage your debt and reduce payments, as well as:
A national snapshot of student loans and its effect on the country and marginalized communities
Information about types of loans and servicers
The CARES Act and executive action affecting student loans
Enrolling in income-driven repayment plans (including use of the Savi tool)
Public Service Loan Forgiveness and other federal programs to reduce student loans
Debt relief scams and other need-to-know student loan information
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This is the official United States website for federal student aid. It includes information on applying for the FAFSA, getting aid, and repaying loans, including applying for IDR, PSLF, and Disability Discharge programs.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is a U.S. government agency that empowers you to take more control over your economic life and enforces federal consumer financial law.