The National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) is the U.S. Department of Education’s central database for student financial aid records. The secure NSLDS web site,, allows you to track and manage your federal grants and student loans from when they are approved until you pay them off. Using your federal PIN (the one you use when completing your FAFSA), you can access this web site 24 hours a day. Please note that loan information at NSLDS is accessible to authorized users at schools and to lender and guaranty agencies.