New Employee Benefit Helps With Student Debt

July 25, 2022

This announcement first appeared as a UAnnounce memo.

UPDATED: Sept. 2, 2022

Do you have student debt? A new employee benefit can help you work through federal repayment plans and loan forgiveness programs. 

The new benefit, called the Savi student debt solution, is offered by TIAA*, one of the University of Arizona's investment and financial planning providers.

How to use Savi

Visit the TIAA student debt relief website and follow the prompts. You will need:

  • Estimated or known monthly payments
  • Adjusted Gross Income from most recently filed federal taxes

Once you create your account, you may choose one of Savi's two tiers of service:

  • DIY (Free): Quickly see your unique repayment plan options and potential savings upon entering your personal information. Complete, print and send your own paperwork.
  • Essential ($60/year): Track payments toward forgiveness and get convenient e-filing, one-on-one assistance, reminders and more.

Employment Verification for Public Service Loan Forgiveness

The University of Arizona is a qualifying employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness. To find out whether you might qualify, visit the Federal Student Aid website at For questions about the PSLF process, phone PSLF Customer Service at 855-265-4038.

To request PSLF employer verification, please send an email to Employee Records at sends e-mail). We will then email you the fillable form with sections 3 and 4 completed, so that you can complete the other sections. To protect yourself from identity theft, do not email us a partially completed form with any personally identifiable information.


*All employees can use Savi regardless of whether they use TIAA or Fidelity.