The Federal Direct student loan repayment pause is ending soon and you may have a payment due to your loan servicer as early as October 2023.

Get Ready for Student Loan Repayment

Whether you are paying loans for the first time or are resuming payments after the COVID-19 pause, there are a variety of resources to consult as you begin to prepare. Learn more about recommended actions, timelines, and repayment plan options.

Restarting Payments Making Payments for the First Time

Additional Resources

Tips and Tricks to Prepare

Prepare for a Successful Student Loan Repayment

How to Pick the Right Repayment Plan

Student Loan Repayment Toolkit

Student Loan Repayment Videos


Average debt for aided students in the Class of 2023 was $10,577.

For additional information about debt and repayment rate, visit the U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard website.

College Scorecard