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If you would like further information on Federal Loans please contact the Financial Aid Office.

Student Life and Wellbeing, Welfare Immigration and Funding Team, Northumbria University, 1st Floor, Sandyford Building, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8ST


Direct Loans

Information for university students about the US Department of Education's Direct Loan Program.

Direct Loan Servicing Online

Manage your Direct Loan online by making online payments, viewing your account balances and payment history, changing your billing options, enrolling in electronic services and much more...

FAFSA on the web

Apply for federal assistance with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Federal Student Aid ID Registration

The ID serves as your identifier and allows access to your personal information in various U.S. Department of Education systems. The ID can be used to sign your FAFSA online.

Help in completing the FAFSA

Useful guide on how to complete the FAFSA from the U.S. Department of Education.

Loan Consolidation Information

Find out how loan consolidation can simplify and lessen the burden of loan repayment.

National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)

The National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) is a national database of information about loans and grants awarded to students under Title IV. NSLDS provides a centralised view of Title IV loans where you can also complete your Exit Counselling.

Selective Service Registration

All males over the age of 18 years are required to register. Register online or check the status of your registration.

This site provides useful information from the U.S. Department of Education. Use your ID to sign in and sign your Master Promissory Note (MPN) and complete your Entrance Counselling.

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