Update on Coronavirus Student Loan Relief

Principal and interest payments on federally held student loans are automatically suspended through September 30, 2021

What you need to know

  • Interest and monthly payments on federally held loans are suspended through September 30, 2021.
  • You do not need to contact your student loan servicer or take any action on your federally held student loans.
  • Make sure your servicer has up-to-date contact information and check your mail or email so you can receive any updates or information about your loans.
  • Suspended payments through September 30, 2021 will count towards any student loan forgiveness program, as long as all other requirements of the loan forgiveness program are met.
The student loan payment and interest suspensions only apply to federal student loans held by the Department of Education. If you want to find out if you qualify see a list of federal student loan services https://studentaid.gov/manage-loans/repayment/servicers
Coronavirus Student Loan Relief