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User's Technical References

ECSI’s Perkins Loan Assignment System (PLAS) is used to electronically submit assignments under the Federal Perkins Loan (Perkins Loan) Program to the Department of Education (the Department). Perkins Loan assignments may also include National Direct Student Loans (NDSL) and National Defense Student Loans (Defense Loans). PLAS allows authenticated users to:

  1. Enter loan assignment data electronically via PLAS.
  2. Upload supporting documentation required for assignments, promissory notes, and payment history.
  3. Search, view, and edit submitted loan assignment information.
  4. View a list of reports pertaining to accepted and rejected Perkins Loans that are listed in the ECSI Federal Perkins Loan Servicer loan servicing system.

This user guide provides technical instructions for this automated assignment process.

User Manual