Online Loan Certification

Our online loan certification system makes it easy to view and certify MEFA Loans. We encourage you to take advantage of this system, and to provide other administrators at your school with online access. Our system instructions provide a list of frequently asked questions.

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Authorize Administrators

Administrator System FAQs

Loan Documentation

Our Loan Disclosures and Self-Certification Form provide all the important details about our loans.

Training

We offer webinars and in-house trainings for you and your staff that give you access to the latest information about MEFA Loans, financial aid, and other areas of college financing. We also offer in-house trainings for your students on loan repayment and financial literacy. Learn More

Other Resources

  • Use our U.Plan Distribution Refund Form to refund all or a portion of a student’s U.Plan payment to MEFA.
  • Giving a Financial Aid night? Contact Jonathan Sparling at jsparling@mefa.org to use our College Financing PowerPoint presentation and handouts.

Volunteer with MEFA

During the past year, MEFA reached over 20,000 families through more than 500 seminars on early college planning, college admissions, and college financing. We welcome your participation, so please contact Jonathan Sparling at jsparling@mefa.org if you’re interested in serving as a volunteer presenter to speak to families at high schools in your community.

Resources for Families

  • Events: We have seminars, webinars, and other events we host for families on a wide range of college planning topics
  • MEFA Loans: Our low-cost college loans have fixed interest rates and multiple repayment options
  • Borrow Wisely: We offer tips to help families make smart choices when they borrow a college loan
  • MEFA REFI: MEFA’s education refinancing loan is designed to lower a borrower’s monthly loan payment and interest rate

Contact Us

Loan Certification

Meg Villavicencio, mvillavicencio@mefa.org, 617-224-4814

Greg Hargrave, ghargrave@mefa.org, 617-224-4821

U.Plan

Claudia Niles, cniles@mefa.org, 617-224-4811

College Support

Jonathan Sparling, jsparling@mefa.org, 617-224-4846

College student speaking with a college administrator
“Our goal is to make higher education as affordable as possible. ”

Questions

Call us at (800) 449-MEFA (6332)

Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm ET, or email us anytime at collegeplanning@mefa.org

Paying for College

Comparing Your College Options

Determine each school’s total cost including billed and unbilled expenses, determine each school’s net cost including grants and scholarships, and determine any future year net cost changes by speaking to the financial aid office.

Family Webinar Series

Get to Know MEFA Pathway’s Middle School Features

March 26, 2019

2:00pm—3:00pm

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Undergraduate Loans

MEFA has low-cost loans with new, lower rates to help families pay for a college education.

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Borrow Wisely

When borrowing money to pay for college, it’s a good idea to know as much as you can before you take a loan.

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