If you lose your job, drop below the minimum income threshold, or go back to school, you may qualify for deferment. Note that in some circumstances, the Payback Period will be extended.

If you are... 

Enrolled at least half-time in a higher-education institution: $0 payment, Payback Period extended

Employed full-time and earning less than $1,667 per month: $0 payment

Employed part-time and earning less than $1,667 per month: $0 payment, Payback Period extended

Unemployed and actively seeking employment: $0 payment

Unemployed and not actively seeking employment: $0 payment, Payback Period extended

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