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Deferment Options

Federal Perkins Loan Deferment of Repayment

For a complete list of Perkins Loan deferments, go to the current Federal Financial Aid Handbook.

Deferment of principal and interest with no eligibility limit

  • Enrolled as an at-least-half-time student at an eligible institution Deferment Form

Deferment of principal and interest for a maximum of 3 years

  • Seeking but unable to find full time employment
  • Economic hardship
  • Active duty during a war, certain military operations, national emergency or qualifying National Guard duty

Deferment of principal, not interest, for a maximum of 3 years

  • Forbearance

University Loan Deferment of Repayment

Deferment of principal only with no eligibility limit

  • Enrolled as an at least half-time student at UTK

For questions or forms not provided on this page please contact us at 865-974-4497 or student-loan@utk.edu.

 

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