Keeping Track of Your Loans
It is important that you keep track of how much money you borrow while at Cal Maritime. The amount o f loans you borrow can add up quickly- being aware of how much you have borrowed will help you in making decisions about your future.
Federal Loans at Cal Maritime are made to students through the Department of Education through the Federal Direct Stafford Loan program. Those loans are maintained by a third party servicer. A loan servicer is a company that handles the billing and other services on your federal student loan. The loan servicer will work with you on repayment plans and loan consolidation and will assist you with other tasks related to your federal student loan.
It is important to know who your servicer is and to maintain contact with them. If your circumstances change at any time during your repayment period, your loan servicer will be able to help.
Visit the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS®) to view information about all of the federal student loans you have received and to find contact information for the loan servicer or lender for your loans. You will need your Federal Student Aid PIN to access your information.
The following are loan servicers for federally held loans made through the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program and the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program.
Federal Perkins loans are serviced by a company called ESCI. You can access and monitor your Perkins Loan by visiting http://www.ecsi.net/.