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1 FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid Apply online on the U.S. government (.gov) website: FAFSA.gov. Start a New FAFSA You must do this for every academic year you want aid. FAFSA years are by academic calendar, from the Fall semester (first number) to the Spring and Summer semesters (second number). If you filed a prior year s FAFSA, you can select FAFSA RENEWAL and it will Import information such as your address, phone number, tax filing status, etc. to the new application. Correct your FAFSA or look at your Student Aid Report. Apply Early! FAFSA FREE! If you forget your FAFSA PIN go to pin.ed.gov and request duplicate Applying for Federal Student Aid is FREE. Apply early to get the most aid possible. Your aid may take some time to process. You may be asked to submit additional documentation. MSUB s FAFSA priority filing deadline is March 1 st for the following Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters. Be sure to enter the FAFSA school code for MSUB: Contact : / SUB 162 /

2 StudentLoans Free Services to Manage Loans Go to the U.S. government (.gov) website: StudentLoans.gov. Sign in to manage your federal student loans: complete entrance and exit counseling, sign a promissory note, consolidate loans, etc. Click on links to get accurate information about federal student aid programs. FREE services! List of SOME loan servicers Log into your account at StudentAid.gov to find out the current loan servicer(s) for YOUR loans. Managing Federal Student Loans is FREE. Student loan management services are FREE at StudentLoans.gov. You can consolidate your loans or find out about loan forgiveness. You can find the name and website of your loan servicer(s), which is where you send your payments. Contact your loan servicer(s) for additional information. Contact : / SUB 162 /

3 StudentAid - Free Info on Federal Student Aid Go to the Federal Student Aid website: StudentAid.gov. Log in to see information about your loans and your loan servicers. Click on the tabs to get accurate information about federal student aid. Click here for pop-up window to log in and review your loan history FREE info and services! Getting Info about Federal Student Aid is FREE. and income based repayment at StudentAid.gov. You can log in and see your own student aid account information. Contact the loan servicer(s) on your account for additional information. Contact : / SUB 162 /

4 StudentAid Free Info on Your Student Loans You borrow money from the U.S. government, but your loan payments will be handled by one or more loan service companies. If your school enrollment status drops below half time FOR ANY REASON, you will be required to start making loan payments. It s your responsibility to make standard payments OR make special arrangements with your loan servicers. MSUB ONLY contacts your loan servicer if YOU request it. Log in to your account on the government website: StudentAid.gov. Make sure you type in.gov for the web address so you are on the correct site. GO TO StudentAid Log in /out over here! Update your contact info Download account info Click on EACH loan to get info about YOUR loan servicers. See loan balances Getting Info about Your Loans or other Federal Student Aid is FREE. and income based repayment at StudentAid.gov. You can log in and see your own student aid account information. Contact the loan servicer(s) on your account for additional information. Contact : / SUB 162 /

5 NSLDS.ed.gov Keep Your Student Aid Account Current Update Info in the National Student Loan Data System: nslds.ed.gov. Loan servicers get your enrollment status and contact information from this website a national clearinghouse for student loan accounts. If your address, phone number, or changes, you must update your account YOURSELF within 10 days. If you leave school for any reason, be sure to get in touch with your loan servicers. Log in to Financial Aid Review to see your loans and your loan servicers. (This information is also available on StudentAid.gov.) Update your contact information and stay in touch with your loan servicer. Stay in touch with your loan servicers! Financial Aid Review log in to access your student loan information Applying for Aid, Managing Payment Plans, and Getting Info is FREE. and income based repayment at StudentAid.gov. You can log in and see your own federal student aid account at NSLDS.ed and at StudentAid.gov. Federal student loans have flexible repayment options including lowered payments based on income or hardship. Stay in touch with your loan servicer(s). Contact : / SUB 162 /

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