Answered By: Tiffany Beverly
Last Updated: Jan 23, 2017     Views: 173

You can use the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) to view information on any federal student aid you have have received, including loan and/or grant amounts, outstanding balances, loan status, and disbursements.  You can also look up your loan servicer using NSLDS.

The National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) is the U.S. Department of Education's central database for student aid.  It receives data from schools, agencies that guaranty loans, the Direct Loan program, and other U.S. Department of Education programs.  NSLDS provides a centralized, integrated view of Title IV loans and grants that are tracked through their entire cycle; from aid approval through closure.

You can access NSLDS by visiting www.nslds.ed.gov.  You will need to provide your Social Security number (SSN), the first two letters of your last name, your date of birth, and your FSA ID in order to use the site.

The NSLDS Student Access web site is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  However, maintenance of the NSLDS database can occur on the weekends or late hours.  This may cause the site to be unavailable for a brief period while maintenance is performed.

For more information on this topic, please contact The Office of Financial Aid at finaid@mail.waldenu.edu

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