Financial Aid Information

Wisconsin Aid Resources

Resources for Veterans and Their Families

Loan Resources

Federal Student Aid Information
Telephone: 1-800-433-7327
Contact for FAFSA application questions.

COD Applicant Services (Parent PLUS Loan Borrowers)
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 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).

Direct Loan Consolidation
Telephone: 1-800-557-7392

Loan Repayment Plans

Federal Student Aid Ombudsman
Telephone: 1-877-557-2575

Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loans

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.

For more information about tax benefits, please visit the Internal Revenue Service website at: Tax Benefits for Education or Tax Incentives for Higher Education.

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