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Loan Deferments

The purpose of the loan deferment is to verify that you are officially registered in a degree program during a given academic year and therefore entitled to defer payment of your student loans until such status is no longer valid.
Loan deferments should be signed by you and submitted to the Office of the Registrar. In order for them to be considered official by the authorizing agencies, they are sent out to the appropriate agencies by the office.
Loan deferments are sent out throughout the year and generally within a few days from the time they are received in the Office of the Registrar. The only exception to this is in the beginning of the fall semester at which time there may be a delay due to the large amount of requests to be processed.
The Office of the Registrar does not process loan deferment forms for incoming students who have not yet enrolled in courses. Only students who are currently registered or in residence for a particular year or semester can receive loan deferments processed by the Office of the Registrar. Students are not considered officially registered until they complete course enrollment for the particular semester.


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