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Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Help Tool Now Available

The PSLF Help Tool, available on, helps borrowers understand PSLF and what is needed to have loans forgiven through the program.

Thu Jan 17 00:00:00 EST 2019

Partial Government Shutdown: Limited Impact on Federal Student Aid

The partial government shutdown has limited impact to the FAFSA process, the delivery of federal student aid, or student loan repayment functions.

Tue Jan 15 00:00:00 EST 2019

Tips to Avoid FAFSA Confirmation Page Issues at Your FAFSA Completion Event

Get tips on setting up your network for best performance during your FAFSA completion event.

Thu Nov 15 00:00:00 EST 2018

2019–20 FAFSA Form Available on myStudentAid App and

The 2019–20 FAFSA form is available on the myStudentAid mobile app and Both make it easier to complete the form on any device.

Tue Oct 02 00:00:00 EDT 2018

Department of Education Announces New Vision for Delivery of Federal Student Aid

The Next Gen Financial Services Environment will modernize the federal student aid programs' technology and operational components, improving the customer experience.

Thu May 17 00:00:00 EDT 2018

Natural Disasters: Information for Affected Individuals

The federal government offers help for college and career school students and federal student loan borrowers impacted by recent natural disasters.

Mon Sep 25 00:00:00 EDT 2017

FAFSA Changes for 2017–18

As of the 2017–18 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) season, the application is available earlier and requests earlier income information.

Fri Jun 23 00:00:00 EDT 2017