Loans may be offered to you are part of your financial aid award. They must be paid back with interest and can come from the federal government or from private sources such as banks or financial institutions. Federal loans may be offered with lower interest rates and have more flexible repayment options. Evaluate your aid offer carefully. You are strongly encouraged to only borrow the amount you need.
Federal Student Aid Ombudsman Group
The Federal Student Aid Ombudsman Group, provided by of the Department of Education, helps resolve disputes and solve other problems with federal student loans.
Telephone: 1-877-557-2575 (toll free)
U.S. Dept. of Education
FSA Ombudsman Group
830 First Street N.E., Mail Stop 5144
Washington DC 20202-5144
For additional information on the FSA Ombudsman Group click here.