Answered By: Tiffany Beverly
Last Updated: Jan 23, 2017     Views: 61

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.

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

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