​​The Federal CARES legislation, passed on March 27, 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, includes assistance for students repaying their federal student loans.  Please log into iGrad on the Financial Literacy page to read the article "How the Government is Helping With Student Loans in Response to COVID-19."

Leaving Shasta College? Remember to complete the following steps:

Loan Exit Counseling is Required

Exit counseling is required when you graduate, transfer, or withdraw. Exit Counseling must be completed at https://studentaid.gov/exit-counseling/.

Start Repaying Your Student Loan

The federal government provides a range of flexible repayment options for Direct Loan recipients. For more information on loan repayment and your options visit https://studentaid.gov/h/manage-loans

Federal Direct Loan Repayment & Free Loan Management

Need assistance in entering a repayment plan and not sure where to start? Shasta College has partnered with ECMC to provide students hands on assistance in helping manage their Federal Direct Loans.

ECMC is a non-profit service dedicated to helping students manage educational loans. To contact an Advisor, email or web chat, or call 1-844-782-2333.

Review Your Student Loan Information and History

The Federal Student Aid website is the U.S. Department of Education's (ED's) central database for student aid, including student loans. Visit https://studentaid.gov/h/manage-loans to review your grant, loan, and enrollment data.