JUST THE FACTS
The University of Nebraska at Omaha Perkins Loan Office is your lender and is responsible for administering the loan fund. The Perkins Loan Office receives notification of borrower’s acceptance of the award from the Financial Aid Office. The office is responsible for all aspects of the loan from the initial disbursement through repayment in full.
What is a Perkins Loan?
The Perkins Loan Office is located next to Cashiering/Student Accounts in the Epply Building at EAB 109. Questions concerning Federal Perkins Loan with the University of Nebraska Omaha should be directed to our office, by phone at 402-554-2657 or Perkins Loan email.
IMPORTANT - August 24, 2012:
For those of you trying to complete your Perkins Entrance requirements, the website should be up and working so you can finish your Entrance Counseling.
The University of Nebraska at Omaha Red Flag Identity Theft Prevention Program is designed to reduce the risk of identity theft through detection, prevention and mitigation of patterns practices or activities related to covered accounts ("Red Flags") that could be indicative of potential identity theft. Read more about this program and what it means to you here.
PERKINS LOAN ENTRANCE & EXIT COUNSELING
Students who borrow under the Federal Perkins Loan Program are required to complete entrance counseling to qualify for a Federal Perkins Loan. Students are also required to complete exit counseling once they cease to be enrolled at the University of Nebraska at Omaha at least half-time.
STUDENT LOAN OMBUDSMAN
If you dispute the terms of your Federal Perkins Loan in writing and the holder of your loan is unable to resolve the dispute, you may seek the assistance of the Department of Education’s Student Loan Ombudsman. The Student Loan Ombudsman will review and attempt to informally resolve your dispute.The Student Loan Ombudsman may be reached via the internet at www.ombudsman.ed.gov by telephone at 1-877-557-2575 or by mail at the following address:
U.S. Department of Education
830 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20202-5144
NATIONAL STUDENT LOAN DATA SYSTEM (NSLDS)
Borrowers may access information about all of their Title IV student loans through NSLDS at http://www.nslds.ed.gov or toll-free at