Student Loan Repayment and Forgiveness Resources


Borrowers of Federal Loans:

The U.S. Department of Education has detailed information about federal loans, including about repayment plans, and forgiveness and cancellation programs.

Borrowers and their Advocates:

The National Consumer Law Center’s Student Loan Borrower Assistance Project provides resources on topics such as repayment, bankruptcy, cancellation, collections and advocacy and includes a Frequently Asked Questions section.

Law Students and Attorneys:

Equal Justice Works’ Student Debt Relief Program includes an E-book, Take Control of Your Future, free interactive webinars, and other information about loan repayment assistance, including that provided by law schools at:

Law Students and Attorneys:

Heather Jarvis, an expert in educational debt and repayment and forgiveness options for public interest attorneys, has a variety of free tools and links to other websites that explain loan repayment plans and Public Service Loan Forgiveness.

Federal Agency Employees:

The Office of Personnel Management provides information about the loan repayment assistance that federal agencies may provide to federal employees.

Other Federal Government Employees and Volunteers:

FinAid provides information about assistance for AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and VISTA volunteers, as well as those in the military.