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Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program

The Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program forgives the remaining balance on your Direct Loans after you have made 120 qualifying monthly payments under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for a qualifying employer.Qualifying repayment plans include all of the income-driven repayment plans (plans that base your monthly payment on your income).

Qualifying employment for the PSLF Program is not about the specific job that you do for your employer. Rather, it is about who your employer is. Employment with the following types of organizations qualifies for PSLF:

  • Government organizations at any level (federal, state, local, or tribal)
  • Not-for-profit organizations that are tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code
  • Other types of not-for-profit organizations that are not tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, if their primary purpose is to provide certain types of qualifying public services

If you want to qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness now or in the future, complete and submit the Employment Certification Form as soon as possible. Too many borrowers wait to submit this important form until they have been in repayment for several years, at which point they learn that they have not been making qualifying payments. In order to ensure you’re on track to receive forgiveness, you should continue to submit this form both annually and every time you switch employers. Please send all forms to the Office of Human Resources Records for verification and completion.

Employer Name: Tulane University Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN): 720423889 Employer Address: 6823 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70118 Employer Website (if any): www.tulane.edu

Public Service Loan Forgiveness Questions and Answers