Military Mobilization Guidelines
NOTE: The following guidelines have been established by the Department of Education and Department of Health and Human Services for members of the Guard or Reservists who have been called to active duty. Please contact the Student Loan Office at the address listed below to inform us of your current military status.
For a loan status of:
- In-School Deferment
- Grace Period
If your loans are in an in-school status, an in-school deferment status,
or in a grace period status when you are ordered to active duty or
reassigned, those loans will remain in that status during the period of
your active duty service or reassignment, plus the time necessary for you to resume enrollment in the next regular enrollment period that is
reasonably available to you, if you wish to return to school.
However, this maintenance of loan status may not exceed a total of three years, including the period of time necessary for you to resume enrollment.
If your loan was in a grace period status at the time you were ordered to active duty, the period of time during which you were serving on active duty is excluded and you would receive the full grace period in the future.
For a loan status of:
If your loans are in repayment
(other than those in an in-school deferment status),
you will be granted a forbearance for the expected period
of your active duty service, beginning on the first day of active
duty, not to exceed one year.
The forbearance will be granted based upon the request of yourself, your family or another reliable source. It would be helpful if you could forward copies of your orders.
Forbearance beyond the initial period will require supporting documentation and a written agreement.
The federal privacy act will not allow us to discuss
detailed loan information with anyone
other than the loan borrower. If you wish to give the loan office
permission to discuss your account with another person please give
us that person's name.
For more detailed information go to NASFAA's Reserve/Guard Call-Up Financial Aid Page
Students who are currently enrolled at UW-Madison should visit the Registrar's Student Veteran Information page.
Forms and questions should be directed to:
The University of Wisconsin
Bursar's Office - Student Loans
333 East Campus Mall #10501
Madison, WI 53715-1383
If you have questions while on campus, please stop at the Student Loans Office, 333 East Campus Mall #10501, between 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday.