Welcome to the new website for the Higher Education Loan Coalition (formerly the National Direct Student Loan Coalition). The Coalition is comprised of schools dedicated to the continuous improvement and strengthening of the Direct Loan program. Its members are financial aid professionals working at participating institutions.

Please review our site to find out more about the work of the Higher Education Loan Coalition (HELC), resources that can assist you in administering the federal loan programs and how to become a supporting member of the Coalition.

Rohit Chopra, former Student Loan Ombudsman for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, meets with the HECL Executive Board during their February, 2017 meeting in Washington DC.