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Closed School Discharge

Borrowers who were enrolled at a school within 120 days of the schools complete closure may be eligible for discharge of the loans they borrowed at that school. You must have not completed your program and been unable to transfer the majority of your credits to a new school in a similar program to qualify. You can apply for this discharge directly through your loan holder with this form. Note you may use this form even if it’s past the end date listed in the top right hand corner. We will post the new form once it is published.

If you fail to enroll in a new institution or apply for a closed school discharge within three years after your school closed, and you meet the above criteria, your servicer may initiate a closed school discharge with no action needed from you.

For certain schools that have closed, the Department of Education has published links to credit transfer options and other remedies.  You can find this list here.