IN-SCHOOL DEFERMENT REQUEST
William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program
WARNING: Any person who knowingly makes a false statement or misrepresentation on this form or on any accompanying
documents will be subject to penalties which may include fines, imprisonment or both, under the U.S. Criminal Code and 20
SECTION 1: BORROWER IDENTIFICATION
Social Security Number
Area Code/Telephone Number (Home)
Area Code/Telephone Number (Other)
E-mail Address (optional)
SECTION 2: DEFERMENT REQUEST
Before completing this form, carefully read the entire form, including the instructions and other information in Sections 5, 6, and 7. YOU MUST
HAVE AN AUTHORIZED OFFICIAL AT YOUR SCHOOL COMPLETE SECTION 4.
I request that the U.S. Department of Education (ED) defer repayment of my loan(s) while I am enrolled at an eligible school as AT LEAST A
SECTION 3: BORROWER UNDERSTANDINGS AND CERTIFICATIONS
I understand that the following terms and conditions apply to this deferment:
(1) I am not required to make payments of loan principal during my deferment. No interest will be charged on my subsidized loan(s) during my
deferment. However, interest will be charged on my unsubsidized loan(s). For any unsubsidized loan(s), I will receive a quarterly interest statement,
and I may pay the interest at any time. If I do not pay the interest that accrues on my unsubsidized loan(s), it will be capitalized at the end of my
(2) My deferment will begin on the date I became enrolled as at least a half-time student, as certified by the authorized official who completes Section 4
of this form.
(3) My deferment will end on the earlier of (A) the date that I drop below at least half-time enrollment, or (B) the date that I am expected to complete my
program requirements, as certified by the authorized official who completes Section 4 of this form.