“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
You must have a PIN to access NSLDS. Please Note: This is the same PIN you were assigned by the U.S. Department of Education
when you submitted your last FAFSA. If you have lost that PIN, or if it has been disabled
and you need a new one, you may re-apply for it on-line. Simply go to the "Federal Student Aid PIN Web Site" and request your PIN.