Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships

Loan Repayment

Now that it's almost time to start paying back your student loans, it's important to understand details like when your payment is due, how you can make a payment, and how your loan servicer can help you have the best student loan experience possible.  ​

Federal Direct Loan Exit Counseling

Have your borrowed federal loans? Are you graduating or dropping below half-time enrollment? If so, you must complete online Exit Counseling at During completion of exit counseling you will learn more about your federal loan servicer and select a repayment plan. Check out the following link for more information: General Loan Repayment Infographic (PDF) or review this Exit Counseling presentation (PDF).

Explore more details about federal loan repayment, including a Loan Simulator.

Federal Perkins Loan Program

If you’ve borrowed a Perkins Loan, you will need to complete Perkins Loan Exit Counseling at During completion of Perkins exit counseling, you will learn more about University Accounting Service (UAS), your Perkins Loan servicer. You will need to create your UAS account at All UAS communications will be sent via email so be sure that you provide an email address that you use most often.

For general questions about the Perkins Exit Process, please contact the Office of Business Operations at 319-273-6441 or

For UAS website questions, please contact 1-800-999-6227.