Loan Office - Student Financial Services



  • Due to the recent University guidelines, the Loan Office is temporarily working from an off-site location. For immediate assistance, please send a detailed email to [email protected]. Be sure to include your student's Banner ID or Loan ID and full name.   Please do not mail any forms to our office, instead please send by email to  [email protected].
  • The Department of Education (DOE) has released new guidelines to assist loan borrowers. These guidelines apply ONLY to loans that are held by the DOE.  Loans that are held by institutions are not eligible, including Federal Perkins Loans or any institutional loan programs. 

Leaving Brown? All loan borrowers must complete  online loan exit counseling.
Undergraduate students:
Learn more about the Brown Promise
Living @ Brown: Financial Considerations
Repay Perkins or institutional loans: online at Use our Cheat Sheet to register.
Refunds:  If you have a student account credit balance, consider reducing your loans. Email [email protected]  
1098E tax forms: Interest paid on Perkins & institutional loans will be reported on January loan billing statements. 

The Wavemaker Fellowship program is designed to keep talented STEM and Design workers here in Rhode Island by helping to offset the burden of student loan debt. The program provides an annual refundable tax credit and professional networking.

We email important information to students' Brown email accounts. 

Quick Links

Before You Borrow

Borrow Wisely - Financial Considerations Federal Loans
Loan Process - Application, Requirements, Disbursement Brown U Institutional Loans
PLUS Loan Application Process Private Loans
Loan Repayment Estimator TEACH Grants

Leaving Brown

Leaving Brown & Loan Exit Counseling - Graduating or Taking a Leave

Repay Your Loans

Grace Period Medical Loan Borrowers
Planning Your Repayment Postpone Repayment (Deferment/Forbearance)
Repay Your Federal Direct Loans Cancellation & Forgiveness
Repay Your Federal Perkins & Institutional Loans Consolidation
Understanding Interest Avoid Default & Keep Loans Current