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Student Loans

Student Loans

Planning for college is an exciting time for the entire family. Being prepared financially is an important consideration. At 1st Ed, we’re here to help.

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1st Ed College Funding Options:

Other Considerations:

Whether your child is attending college locally or out-of-state, a 1st Ed Checking Account and Debit Card is a necessity. If your student needs access to funds, they can select from more than 32,000 surcharge-free ATMs nationwide. They can also pay bills and manage their accounts online with free Online Banking.

Maximum loan amount-$15,000

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Student Loan Borrowers:

If you currently have a student loan line of credit with 1st Ed Credit Union and need to request funds to be sent to your school, visit

Impacted by the Coronavirus Pandemic? We’re here to help.

In light of the significant impact and ongoing uncertainty around the Coronavirus pandemic, please know that your well-being and financial needs are our top priorities. With that in mind, in regard to your student loan account, we have taken steps to ensure that you have access to the services and personalized support that you may need.

Anytime Access

University Accounting Service (UAS) is the loan servicer for your account and provides 24/7 access to view your student loan information and make payments at (Payments by mail should be sent to University Accounting Service, PO Box 5865, Carol Stream, IL 60197-5865.)

Personalized Support

If you have additional questions regarding your student loan account, or are experiencing difficulties at this time and need to discuss repayment options to keep your account in good standing, please call 800-723-2210 to speak with a servicing agent.

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