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Coronavirus and Forbearance Information for Students and Borrowers

We at the U.S. Department of Education (ED) office of Federal Student Aid are actively monitoring the new coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak.

On March 27, 2020, the president signed the CARES Act into law, which, among other things, provides broad relief for federal student loan borrowers. At StudentAid.gov/coronavirus, we have answered questions about the Act.

April 07, 2020