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Federal Direct & Private Loans
Oversees the overall administration of the Federal Direct Loan program as well as the certification of private student loan.
Federal Work Study
Oversees the administration of the Federal Work Study program, including managing approved off-campus employers.
Student Loan Servicing
Works alongside the Bursar’s Student Loan Office to help in repayment of Perkins, Institutional, and Short-Term student loans.
Related Campus Resources
- Bursar's Office
- Campus Area Housing
Child Care Tuition Assistance Program (CCTAP)
Provides financial assistance to income eligible UW-Madison student parents (not UW employees or postdocs) for their child care expenses.
- Dean of Students
- International Academic Programs (Study Abroad)
- McBurney Disability Resource Center
- Office of Admissions & Recruitment
- Office of the Registrar
Undocumented Student Resources
This page has been compiled by the Undocumented Student Task Force led by the Multicultural Student Center (MSC). The Undocumented Students task-force consists of campus partners, faculty, staff, and community liaisons. The task-force focuses on awareness and advocacy, student services, research, policy and procedures, and community partnerships in order to better serve DACA/undocumented students at UW-Madison.
University Health Services (UHS)
Provides basic medical, mental health, and preventative services to students.
- University Housing
- Veteran Services & Military Assistance
Federal Student Aid
An office of the U.S. Department of Education.
Federal Student Loans
The Federal Student Aid portal for federal loans, including entrance counseling, Master Promissory Notes (MPN), applications for PLUS and GradPLUS Loan, etc.
- Food Assistance
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
The annual application for federal, state, and institutional financial aid.
UW-Madison contracts with Heartland Educational Computer Systems, Inc. (ECSI) for the billing and electronic processing of payments on your campus based loan, Perkins and other Institutional loans.
National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)
The U.S. Dept of Education’s (ED’s) central database for student aid. NSLDS receives data from schools, guaranty agencies, the Direct Loan program, and other Department of ED programs.
NSLDS Student Access provides a centralized, integrated view of Title IV loans and grants so that recipients of Title IV Aid can access and inquire about their Title IV loans and/or grant data.
As a U.S. Citizen, you can have your taxes (Federal & State) prepared for FREE at the Richard Dilly Tax Center every year from late January through April. This FREE service is targeted to low-income, elderly and/or people with disabilities, but their is no income qualification to receive assistance.
608.283.1261 or 608.224.3722
Richard Dilly Tax Center Details:
Financial Education Center:
Tenant Resource Center
A nonprofit, membership organization dedicated to promoting positive relations between rental housing consumers (tenants) and providers (landlords) throughout Wisconsin.
UW-Madison Campus Office: 608.216.2321
333 East Campus Mall, Room 3156
Main Office: 608.257.0006
1202 Williamson Street, Suite 102, Madison
- WI Dept of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)