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Federal Perkins Loan Program

The Federal Perkins Loan program expired on September 30, 2017. No new Perkins Loans are being issued. Previous borrowers of the Federal Perkins Loan are still responsible for Exit Counseling and Repayment.

FIT has contracted University Accounting Service, LLC (UAS) to service all Perkins Loans offered by FIT. Their website is www.uasconnect.com.

Correspondence can be sent to:

PO Box 918
Brookfield, WI 53008
(844) 870-8701

Payments can be sent to:

PO Box 5879
Carol Stream, IL 60197 


A Perkins Loan is a low-interest federal loan, administered by FIT and awarded to students with exceptional financial need. Repayment begins nine months after graduation or withdrawal from college.

Borrowing Amount: Varies
Current Interest: 5.0%
Fees: None
Deferral: Principal and interest.

You must begin to repay your loan nine (9) months after you graduate, leave school, or drop below half-time enrollment status.

Exit Interviews are to be completed at www.uasconnect.com.

Borrowers should have the following information available when completing their Exit Interview:

  • Your Social Security number
  • Your Driver License
  • Name, address and telephone numbers of three (3) references.

Fashion Institute of Technology
Office of the Bursar, Room 333/15
227 West 27th Street 
New York, NY 10001 


Federal Perkins Loan Forms