On Dec. 22, 2021, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) extended the student loan payment pause through May 1, 2022.
Here are four steps to make sure you're prepared for student loan payments to resume:
Wondering what your payment amount and due date will be? Once the payment pause ends, you'll receive your billing statement or other notice at least 21 days before your payment is due. This notice will include your payment amount and due date.
In the meantime, you can get an estimate of your payment amount and due date through your loan servicer. Contact your loan servicer online or by phone.