Our history is Great Lakes. Our future is Ascendium.
We’ve changed our name. Our mission remains the same.Watch the Ascendium Brand Video
As a nonprofit organization, we support big dreams.
We’ve changed our name, but this is just the next chapter. We are still a nonprofit organization that’s a student loan guarantor, provider of student success tools and philanthropy with a focus on improving access to higher education. We will continue our dedication to providing the counseling and services to help students succeed.WHO WE ARE
We elevate opportunity by helping students meet their higher education goals.
We’ve been believers in the boundless power of education for more than 50 years. Learn how we leverage borrower counseling and support, student success tools and philanthropy to help students succeed.What We Do