Help - Contact Information
Have a question about Title IV federal student aid or one of the services the Department of Education provides? Contact one of our Customer Service Centers or Federal Student Aid Offices. If you are not sure which Service Center to call, contact the Research and Customer Care Center at 1-800-433-7327, or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For questions about loan repayment or other loan servicing issues, a school can contact the appropriate loan servicing center. – Click here for Loan Servicing Center Information.
Service Centers for Schools
Campus-Based Call Center
For questions related to the Campus-Based Programs, the Fiscal Operations Report and Application to Participate (FISAP), and Federal Perkins Loan cohort default rates.
Phone: 877-801-7168 (no cost per call)
Closed School Contacts
Questions about school closure, unpaid refunds, poor quality of education/student services.
Phone: 1-800-4-FED-AID (1-800-433-3243)
COD School Relations Center
For questions related to Common Origination and Disbursement (COD), ACG, Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant, National SMART Grant, Pell Grant, TEACH Grant, and Direct Loan processing.
Grant Programs: 800-474-7268
Direct Loan Program: 800-848-0978
Student Loan Support Center: 800-557-7394
Foreign Schools: 571-392-3737
CPS/SAIG Technical Support
For questions related to the Central Processing System (CPS), the Student Aid Internet Gateway (SAIG), Web products such as FAA Access to CPS Online, and assistance with software products such as EDconnect and EDExpress.
Questions about financial statements and compliance audits through the web.
Federal Student Aid Research and Customer Care Center (RCCC)
For questions related to the Title IV federal student aid programs.
Foreign School Contacts
For questions related to Direct Loan Setup actions and Direct Loan Processing for foreign schools.
Phone: Click on “More” for detailed contact information
For questions related to G5, the Department of Education's electronic system for grants management and payments.
Phone: 888-336-8930 (no cost per call)
Loan Consolidation for Loan Holders and Servicers
For questions related to the Direct Consolidation Loan application processes.
National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)
For questions related to NSLDS functions such as student eligibility, overpayments, loan history, and enrollment reporting.
PEPS Help Desk
For connectivity interruptions, access or other PEPS application questions, please email FSA_PEPS@ed.gov.
Total and Permanent Disability Discharge and Veterans Disability Discharge
For questions related to the disability discharge process.
Loan Servicing Centers for Schools
For questions about loan repayment or other loan servicing issues, a school can contact the appropriate loan servicing center.
- Aspire Resources Inc.
- ECSI Federal Perkins Loan Servicer
- FedLoan Servicing (PHEAA)
- Granite State - GSMR
- Great Lakes Educational Loan Services, Inc.
- OSLA Servicing
- Sallie Mae
- VSAC Federal Loans