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Perkins Loan

Where do I pay for my Perkins Loan?

DePaul University has partnered with University Accounting Services (UAS) to service all Federal Perkins loan accounts. To access and make a payment, you may visit the UAS website or call (800) 999-6227.​

Do I have an option to cancel/defer my Perkins Loan?

The Federal Perkins loan does have certain cancellation/deferment provisions that may apply to you. To determine whether you may qualify, please contact University Accounting Service at (800) 999-6227. If you are ready to initiate the request, you may obtain the documentation electronically by going to​​

Where can I find more information on the Perkins Loan?

For more information on Perkins Loans, please visit the University Accounting Service​ website. We also suggest you review their Frequently Asked Questions section.​​

Why am I being asked to complete a Federal Perkins Loan exit-interview?

DePaul University conducts interviews on Perkins Loans to meet federal requirements. The initial request to complete the exit-interview is sent via email by University Accounting Service. If this is not completed, we will send a physical copy of the questionnaire to the address on file. Please note that until the exit-interview is completed, a financial block may be administered, preventing the release of your transcripts/diploma.​