Post-Active Duty Student Deferment

This postponement option is for customers who are enrolled in school or within six months of leaving school when called into military service and have completed their military service. You can receive this deferment for up to 13 months after you complete your military service or until you enroll in school at least a half-time basis.

How to Qualify

You can qualify if you were called to active duty and ALL of the following apply:

-You are a member of the National Guard or Armed Forces Reserve, including those members in retired status when activated

-Your service includes a period on or after October 1, 2007

-You were enrolled in a qualifying school on at least a half-time basis at the time of, or within six months prior to being called or ordered to active service

How to Apply

  1. Download the Post-Active Duty Student Deferment Request form.
  2. Complete and return the form with the required documentation to our correspondence mailing address. You can submit documentation in one of two ways:

-Send a copy of your military orders or written statement from your commanding or personnel officer; or

-Have your commanding or personnel officer certify your military service using Section 4 of the deferment form.

If you have any questions about the Military Service Deferment please contact one of our Loan Specialists.