Round Rock, TX – Trellis Company (Trellis) and the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC) both Guaranty Agencies under the Federal Family Education Loan program (FFEL), have announced that Trellis will assume management of VSAC’s FFEL portfolio, effective March 18, 2024. The transfer of management has been approved by Federal Student Aid (FSA).

Susan High, Trellis Company Vice President of Operations, stated, “At Trellis Company, we’re guided by our 40-year legacy of delivering exceptional service to our customers. Moving forward, we remain fully committed to ensuring a seamless transition and uninterrupted service for VSAC borrowers. Our team is dedicated to providing unparalleled customer support and education resources, empowering borrowers to navigate this period of change with confidence.”

About Trellis Company
Trellis Company is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation focused on helping people leverage the power of post-secondary education and learning to improve their quality of life and the communities where they live.

For more than 40 years, Trellis Company has served as a student loan guarantor, helping to provide trusted guidance and services that help student borrowers successfully repay their federal loans.  In addition to pioneering several technologies and solutions along the way, Trellis has invested in improving student success programs through numerous partnerships with colleges, universities, and research groups.  Through these partnerships, we continue to support the improvement of student outcomes, especially to underserved students, families, and institutions. 

About VSAC

Vermont Student Assistance Corporation is a public, nonprofit agency established by the Vermont Legislature in 1965 to help Vermonters achieve their education and training goals after high school. VSAC serves students and their families in grades 7-12, as well as adults returning to school, by providing education and career planning services, need-based grants, scholarships, and education loans. VSAC awards millions of dollars in grants and scholarships for Vermont students and administers Vermont’s VT529 savings plan. Find us at or check out Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

Trellis Press Contact:
Jay Sweeney

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