Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

If you are employed by a government or not-for-profit organization such as UCF, you may be able to receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program administered through the U.S. Department of Education.

 

The PSLF Program was established to encourage individuals to enter and continue to work full-time in public service jobs. Under this program, you may qualify for forgiveness of the remaining balance due on your William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program (Direct Loan Program) loans after you have made 120 qualifying payments on those loans while employed full-time by certain public service employers.

 

If you make 120 qualifying payments on your eligible federal student loans after October 1, 2007 before you qualify for the loan forgiveness, the first forgiveness of loan balances will not be granted until October 2017.

 

How can UCF Human Resources assist you?

UCF does not administer or make the final decision on student loan debt forgiveness. However, we can offer assistance by completing Sections 3 & 4 (Page 2) of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Employment Certification Form (ECF), which is part of the loan forgiveness application accepted by the Department of Education after October 2017.

How to submit a request to the Office of Human Resources to have Sections 3 & 4 (Page 2) of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Employment Certification Form (ECF) completed for you?

 

PSLF Instructions on completing ECF

 

You may submit your request via Email, Fax, Mail or In Person:

Email

 

Please submit your request via email to Records@ucf.edu with the Subject Line “Employment Services & Records (PSLF Sections 3 & 4)”. In the body of the email, include your first and last name, phone number and email address, and attach a blank copy of Page 2 (Sections 3 & 4) of the PSLF Employment Certification Form. DO NOT include your Social Security Number in your request. A PDF copy of Sections 3 & 4 (Page 2) of the Employment Certification Form (ECF) will be emailed back to your attention so that you may complete the remaining sections before submitting the form for review to the Department of Education.”

 

 

Fax

Please fax a blank copy of Page 2 (Sections 3 & 4) of the PSLF Employment Certification Form with a cover page listing your First and Last Name, Phone #, Fax # and Email Address attention to: Employment Services & Records (PSLF Sections 3 & 4) to 407-823-3507. Please Do Not include your social security number in your request. A faxed copy of Sections 3 & 4 (Page 2) of the Employment Certification Form (ECF) will be faxed back to your attention so that you may complete the remaining sections before submitting the form for review to the Department of Education.

 

Mail

Please mail a blank copy of Page 2 (Sections 3 & 4) of the PSLF Employment Certification Form with a separate page listing your First and Last Name, Phone #, Email Address and Return Address attention to:

 

UCF Human Resources Department

3280 Progress Drive Suite 100

Orlando, FL 32826-0140.

 

Please Do Not include your social security number in your request. A completed copy of Sections 3 & 4 (Page 2) of the Employment Certification Form (ECF) will be mailed back to your attention so that you may complete the remaining sections before submitting the form for review to the Department of Education.

 

In Person

You are welcome to submit your request in writing listing your First and Last Name, Phone #, and Email Address in person. Please Do Not include your social security number in your request. Once completed you will be notified when you may pick up the completed copy of Sections 3 & 4 (Page 2) of the Employment Certification Form (ECF) to be included with the remaining sections before submitting the form for review to the Department of Education.

 

Visit your resources:

For questions on the Direct Loan Program, contact the Loan Consolidation Information Call Center at 1-800-557-7392.

Learn more to see whether you might qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program

If you don’t know what type of federal student loans you have, check the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)

 

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