F-2 Financial Aid Repayment (1981, revised 2002, 2004)

Policy Number: F-2

Policy Category: Dental Education Financing

The American Student Dental Association advocates that all current and former dental students repay their educational loans in a responsible and timely fashion. It urges the administrative officers of dental schools to intensify their efforts to collect outstanding and overdue loans in order to meet standards that may be imposed as criteria to receive new loans. The association urges dental schools to provide sufficient financial aid counseling to dental students, including counseling on alternative loan repayment programs and debt consolidation.