The Department of Education has announced a “Fresh Start” initiative to help remove default statuses for loans that defaulted before March 13, 2020. More information is available here.
ECMC is implementing COVID-19 flexibilities as described by the U.S. Department of Education in a March 30, 2021 press release. For more information, read the full press release here.
Please contact ECMC’s Customer Service department at 888-221-3262 if you have questions about your loans.
Note: The U.S. Department of Education announced limited waivers allowing FFELP borrowers to receive Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) credit for past periods of repayment and providing one-time Income-Driven Repayment (IDR) account adjustments to bring borrowers closer to IDR forgiveness.