​List of loan servicers

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.

Loan Servicer
Default Resolution Group
​1-800-621-3115 (TTY: 1-877-825-9923)
EdFinancial Services​1-855-337-6884


Whether you’re a student or parent, years away from college or just about to start, the following checklists will help you get ready.

  • Elementary School Checklist: Student and parent checklists that start the student on the road to enjoying learning and point the parent to resources for college savings accounts.
  • Middle School Checklist: Student and parent checklists that get the student thinking about high school and possible careers and encourage the parent to keep an eye on the student’s progress.
  • Grad School Checklist: Checklist to help individuals get prepared for graduate or professional school.
  • Adult Student Checklist: Checklist for adults applying to college, including those who left high school before graduating, graduated high school, completed some college courses, or may be in the workforce.
  • Getting a Late Start?—Last-minute Checklist: Checklist for anyone who has been accepted at a college and is starting classes soon but hasn’t applied for financial aid yet.
  • Planning & Saving for College (Edvest 529): Discover everything you need to know about saving for college, what the Edvest College Savings Plan can do to help, and how to help maximize your savings even on a modest budget.

Types of Colleges

Educational Tools

  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)Your financial path to graduation
  • DPI/Xello: Students can use Xello to take career-related assessments, explore online career and college profiles, and get information about financial aid and employment.
  • Federal Student Aid:
  • Inspire Wisconsin: Career Based Learning for students and educators across each region.
  • U.S. Department of EducationCollege Scorecard Search and compare colleges: their fields of study, costs, admissions, results, and more.
  • WisConnect – Your Source for Wisconsin Internships
  • Wisconsin College Savings Plan
    • Edvest 529:  Edvest is the state of Wisconsin's direct-sold 529 College Savings Plan.
    • Tomorrow's Scholar: Tomorrow's Scholar is the state of Wisconsin's advisor-sold 529 College Savings Plan
  • For information about Wisconsin’s GI Bill, Federal GI Bill and other grant opportunities for Veterans please visit the State of Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA): Providing education benefits to those who have served, as well as to their family members.