Student Loan Repayment

We offer resources to help you manage your student loans. We can help you with questions regarding loan repayment, loan benefits and debt management.

The Tufts Student Loan Office in Dowling Hall is your resource for any questions related to the following loans:

  • Tufts Loans
  • Federal Perkins
  • Health Profession Student Loans (HPSL)
    • Primary Care Loan (PCL)
    • Loan for Disadvantaged Students (LDS)

We may be reached at or 617-627-4605. You may also contact University Accounting Services at 844-870-8701. To find out about all of the Federal Loans you may have borrowed, we encourage you to log in to your Federal Student Aid account dashboard.

Complete Exit Counseling   

Loan exit counseling is required for all borrowers and informs you about the terms and conditions of your loans, your rights as a borrower, as well as the total amount of student loan debt you incurred while enrolled at Tufts University.

Repaying Your Loans   

Get started on learning how to repay your student loan(s) and how to make payments.

Deferment, Forbearance, and Cancellation   

Find out about how to temporarily postpone the payment of your loan(s), and the cases where loans may be partially forgiven or cancelled.

Loan Consolidation   

Learn about options for consolidating your federal loan(s) into a single monthly payment.

Debt Management    

Get tips to improve your financial literacy and start off on the right foot with debt management.

Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP)   

A unique Tufts program that offers awards to students employed full time by public sector or nonprofit organizations in order to assist in the repayment of student loan debt.

Additional Information

The Institute of Student Loan Advisors (TISLA) is a wonderful free resource for anyone seeking additional information about student loan repayment. Visit them at