Fast Fact

10–15 days
The amount of time most lenders give after the due date for a payment to be considered "on time."

Change Your Due Date

If you fall behind because your student loan payment is due the same week as the mortgage, car payment, or another big bill, then request a change in your due date.

Step 1. Seek help immediately.

Don't wait until you fall behind.

Step 2. Contact your lender or loan servicer.

Your lender/loan servicer will make every effort to comply with your request for a new due date.

Step 3. Choose a due date that fits your schedule.

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