Human Resources > Public Service Loan Forgiveness
The Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program encourages individuals to work full time in public service jobs. Under this program, borrowers may qualify for forgiveness of the remaining balance due on their eligible federal student loans after they have made 120 payments on those loans under certain repayment plans while employed full time by certain public service employers.
To qualify for PSLF, you must:
(*This provision will be waived through October 31, 2022 as part of the
limited PSLF waiver.)
For additional information about your eligibility for this program, review the information available on the
U.S. Department of Education’s website detailing the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.
As an eligible borrower, you may periodically complete the
PSLF Employment Certification Form (ECF) and submit it to the U.S. Department of Education to track your progress towards loan forgiveness.
If you are a current or former DePaul employee and need your full-time employment at DePaul certified for the PSLF program, fill out section 1 of the
PSLF Employment Certification Form (ECF) and submit your signed and dated form to the HR Central team in the Office of Human Resources by email at
HR Central will complete the employer information and certification sections and will return it to you by email within 1-2 business days.