Welcome to the homepage of the U.S. Department of Education's Direct Loan Program.
Students and parents can explore the site for information about the Direct Loan Program, including helpful publications and tools to help manage their Direct Loans.
Financial aid professionals at schools can find operational communications and guidance, technical documents, and related information as well as tools for administering the program at their school. There is also a special section for schools interested in joining the program.
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Federal Student Aid
The Federal Student Aid website is the U.S. Department of Education's site for free information on preparing for and funding education beyond high school.
Information for Financial Aid Professionals
The IFAP website is the official source for electronic announcements, publications, systems guidance, and other resources relating to participation in the Federal Student Aid programs.