Invest in your education and training! Make sure you develop and enhance your skills to meet the requirements of an ever-changing job market. Explore the resources available to help you and your family to finance your higher education.
Federal Student Aid
Federal Loans are available through the US Department of Education Direct Loans Program. To learn more about this option, visit www.direct.ed.gov .
Private Student Loans
Private student loans should be considered only after exhausting Federal Student Aid.
The Smart Option Student Loan® is available through an agreement with Sallie Mae, the nation’s leading provider of private student loans. To learn more about this option, visit www.salliemae.com .
View the resources below for more information on funding your education and accessing your student loan.
- Manage My Direct Loan
Federal Student Aid tools and resources
- National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)
central database for student aid
SAFE Visa® Credit Cards
Need more flexibility in your cash flow while establishing good credit? Apply online for a low-rate SAFE Visa Credit Card.
Existing SAFE Student Loans
For questions or service related to an existing Federal Family Educational Loan secured through SAFE, contact our chosen servicer, Great Lakes at (800) 236-4300 or through their website, www.mygreatlakes.org .