The National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)
Database containing information about federal student loans. This is the first stop for borrowers who need information about their outstanding federal loans. Private student loans do not appear in the NSLDS.
Student Loan Borrower Assistance
Website created by the National Consumer Law Center’s Student Loan Borrower Assistance Project. This website is a good place to begin for borrowers who are in default or facing unaffordable payments, and want to understand their options.
Website operated by Nelnet, the government contractor that handles discharge applications. This site provides guidance on how to apply for a discharge based on total and permanent disability (TPD), and provides necessary forms.