Financial Aid Information
- Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
- Student Aid on the Web
- Detailed Guide to Completing the FAFSA
- U.S. Department of Education
- The Student Guide to Funding Education Beyond High School
- IRS Tax Forms
Wisconsin Aid Resources
Resources for Military Persons and Their Families
- Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs
- Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs
- U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Student Loan Resources
Direct Loan Servicing Center Borrower Services
Contact to resolve questions about your loan, address/name changes, repayment estimates, repayment plan changes, and deferment and forbearance forms.
Federal Student Aid Information
Contact for FAFSA application questions.
COD Applicant Services (Parent PLUS Loan Borrowers)
Hours: 8 A.M. - 8 P.M. (ET), Monday through Friday
Telephone: 1-800- 557-7394
Telecommunication Device for the Deaf (TDD): 1-877 -461-7010
Contact for credit appeal overrides, endorser application questions, and PLUS Loan borrower issues (NOT for address changes or loan status).
NSLDS (National Student Loan Data System for Students)
U.S. Department of Education's central database for student aid (view loan and grant history).
Direct Loan Consolidation Center
Federal Student Aid Ombudsman
Education Tax Credits
Federal tax code includes numerous tax incentives for families that are planning for or currently are paying for higher education costs. For those who are repaying student loans, you may be able to deduct the interest on a qualified student loan.
The tax credits or education credits available to help you offset the costs of higher education by reducing the amount of your income tax include: Hope Credit, Lifetime Learning Credit, and American Opportunity Credit.