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Student Loan Assistance

Paying off student loan debt doesn't have to be an uphill battle. UAB offers several assistance programs to help eligible employees navigate repayment options, refinancing, loan forgiveness options and more. Explore the student loan assistance programs below to find the option that's right for you.

Public Service Loan Forgiveness

As employees of an eligible public service employer, full-time UAB and UAB Hospital employees may qualify for forgiveness of the remaining balance due on federal direct student loans after making 120 qualifying payments, through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.

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CommonBond

Get a fresh start by refinancing your student loans. CommonBond pays your current loans and replace them with one, combined loan — helping you pay your debt faster or save more money — on average, more than $24,000 over the life of a loan. CommonBond is available to UAB benefits-eligible employees.
Information can be found in the UAB for Me Portal under Financial Wellness > Student Loan Assistance.

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