Helpful Links

Here are useful documents that might help you while deciding which loans will be necessary for attending Walla Walla University.

 

General Information For Current Students


Borrowing For College

A brief overview on the different types of loans available, definitions of loan terminology, and how to apply.

 

General Tips On Paying For College

Tips and advice from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on how to choose a savings account to avoid paying unnecessary fees.

 

Parent Plus Loan

An in-depth comparison between a general private loan and the Parent Plus Loan to help you understand the Parent Plus Loan and help you make the right loan decision.

 

Plus Loan For Graduate Students

Another in-depth comparison between a general private loan and the Plus Loan for graduate students.

 

Interest Rate Chart

A breakdown of the rates of interest charged on student loans for the current year.

 

Making The College Connection

A description on the benefits of going to college, a college expenses worksheet, and financial aid terminology including definitions, descriptions, and how to apply.


Student Loan Repayment

A simple guide to help you understand which loans you are able to afford and descriptions on repayment options.

 

Tax Benefits On Student Loans

A description on available tax benefits from having student loans.

 

General Information For Former Students


Deferments And Forbearances

A definition of deferment and forbearance, a description of how these apply to payment relief, who is eligible, and how to apply.

 

How To Resolve Payment Problems

Information on how the USAFunds website can be used to gain advice on loan deferment options, evaluating loan consolidation, and resolving default loans.

 

Loan Forgiveness

A description on ways you can get your loan(s) partially or completely forgiven if you are unable to pay them.

 

Resolving A Default Loan

A description of loan consolidation, loan rehabilitation and other ways you can avoid the consequences of going into default on a loan. How to get help is also included.

 

Student Loan Repayment

A simple guide to help you understand which loans you are able to afford and descriptions on repayment options.

 

Tax Benefits On Student Loans

A description on available tax benefits from having student loans.

 

Worksheets and Spreadsheets 


 

Affordability Analysis Worksheet

A worksheet designed to help you choose the loans that fit your budget best with a breakdown on repayment.

 

Education Loan Organizer / Personal Loan Spreadsheet

Two formats of a spreadsheet designed to help you keep your student loan information organized and available.

 

Repayment Estimator 

A spreadsheet designed to help you estimate your loan repayment amount based on the interest.

 

Page maintained by Stephanie Onthank
Last update on April 17, 2013