Announcements | Federal Student Aid


Check out our latest announcements regarding the federal student aid programs.

There are currently long wait times for the 1-800-4-FED-AID hotline and for online chat at

Some Federal Student Aid websites will be unavailable from 7 p.m. to 11 a.m. ET on May 30–31 and June 6–7 for planned upgrades.

We’re currently experiencing issues with We are working diligently on a fix. Thank you for your patience.

Get information on Sallie Mae’s settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice regarding possible violations of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA).

Interest rates have been announced for Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans and Direct PLUS Loans made between July 1, 2015, and June 30, 2016.

Find the latest information about Corinthian Colleges' Everest Institute, Everest and Heald Colleges, and WyoTech Technical Schools, and how students' financial aid is affected.

Get quick answers to the questions that are most frequently asked about the FAFSA at this time of year.

Sallie Mae, a federal loan servicer, completed its transition into two companies—Navient and Sallie Mae—on 10/13/14, with minimal impact on borrowers.

You can now view your financial aid history right here on Simply log in to access your information from the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS®).

Did you or your parent(s) report estimated information on your 2014–15 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®)? If so, it’s time to correct that information to match your 2013 taxes.