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NEW! Income-Driven Repayment Program Changes

June 22, 2022

On April 19, 2022, the U.S. Department of Education announced several changes and updates that will bring certain federal loan borrowers closer to forgiveness under income-driven repayment plans. Please see the income-driven repayment plan account adjustment announcement from the U.S. … Continued

Waiver Opportunity for Public Service Forgiveness Loans

April 22, 2022

The U.S. Department of Education announced temporary changes to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program. For a limited time, borrowers may receive credit for past periods of repayment that would otherwise not qualify for PSLF. You May Be Eligible … Continued

Collection Suspension on Defaulted Federal Loans Extended

April 11, 2022

The U.S. Department of Education has made a further extension to the period of collection suspension on defaulted federal loans through August 31, 2022 (the pause had previously been extended through May 1, 2022). As a result, collection activity on … Continued

Changes to K12 Funding Programs

December 9, 2021

SEAA administers three K12 State-funded programs to North Carolina families: the Opportunity Scholarship, the Disabilities Grant, and the Education Savings Account. The North Carolina General Assembly made changes to these programs in November 2021 that impact the 2021-22 and 2022-23 school years. 

Collection Suspension on defaulted Federal Loans

August 20, 2021

The U.S. Department of Education has made a further extension to the period of collection suspension on defaulted federal loans through May 1, 2022. As a result, collection activity on defaulted federal loan accounts with our agency will continue to … Continued

NCSEAA Launches New Website

October 30, 2020

The North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority (NCSEAA) is excited to announce the launch of its redesigned website!