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    Student Loans

    Your Journey. Our Commitment.

    You're embarking on one of the most important journeys of your life!  From the loan application process, to graduation and beyond, ECU will be here every step of the way.

    Student Line of Credit

    Let ECU bridge the gap between you and your dreams!

    A private student loan from ECU can help bridge the funding gap between scholarships, federal loan options and your total educational expenses.  The line of credit allows you to set up the loan one time and then make advances each semester to cover costs. 

    • Low fixed rate
    • No application/processing fees, lengthy forms, or annual renewal
    • Fast approval
    • No pre-payment penalties
    • Interest-only payments until graduation
    • Can cover tuition, room and board, books, fees, and other expenses with multiple terms and financing options available
    • No minimum credit hour requirement, Summer & Winter Terms covered, and you can use your student loan to pay for Industrial & Technical School programs
    • Up to 25 years financing*

    *Certain restrictions apply.

    Apply for a Student Line of Credit 

    Click the button above > Click Apply Now > Select Personal Loans > Scroll to Student Line of Credit

    Requesting A Student Loan Advance

    ECU makes it quick and simple to get funds for your next semester!

    How Do I Apply for a Student Loan Advance?

    Complete the Student Loan Advance Request form* in one of three ways:

    • Access the Loan Center menu in ECU Online Banking and select Student Loan Advance
    • Visit any ECU branch
    • Call (800) 999.2328

    Documentation Needed (All documentation should list student's name and school name):

    • Official statement of costs for tuition, room/board, etc. 
    • Books and/or supplies related to your degree, if requesting funds for these items
    • Class schedule
    • Previous semester’s grades.  

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    *Advances are processed within 1 - 2 business days of application, providing all necessary documentation has been received.

    Student Loan Consolidation Program

    One Loan. One Payment.

    We know that college can be expensive, and it’s very common for students to have multiple loans from several different lenders, and the rates can vary by lender.

    We can all appreciate the convenience and simplicity of having one loan and one payment!  ECU’s student loan consolidation program does just that and there’s no fee to apply.  Better yet, we offer great fixed rates.

    Details for your application:
    - A valid Social Security Number / Individual Taxpayer Identification Number is required to apply.
    - Provide a valid email address.
    - You must be eligible for membership at ECU. Click here for more info.
    - You must provide a 20-day payoff for current lenders with payoff addresses.
    - It is acceptable to refinance an Eastman Credit Union student loan, as well as loans from other lenders.

    Federal Loan Consolidation:  Federal student loans are funded by the federal government. Private student loans are nonfederal loans, made by a lender such as a bank, Credit Union, state agency, or a school. Federal student loan programs offer various benefits and repayment options, such as income-driven repayment plans or loan forgiveness programs. If you consolidate or refinance your federal loans with a private lender, such as ECU, you will lose benefits available to federal student loan borrowers. For more information, visit www.ed.gov. 


    Apply for a Student Consolidation Loan

    Click the button above > Click Apply Now > Select Personal Loans > Scroll to Student Consolidation

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