NSLDS (National Student Loan Data System)
The National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) is the U.S. Department of Education's central database for student aid. It receives data from schools, agencies that guaranty loans, the Direct Loan Program, the Pell Grant Program, and other U.S. Department of Education programs. NSLDS provides a centralized, integrated view of Title IV loans and pell grants that are tracked through their entire cycle; from aid approval through closure. For further questions, contact the Federal Student Aid Information Center at toll free 1-800-4-FED-AID.