At Sallie Mae, we’ve got your back at every step of your education journey. With our student loans, you’ll not only get the money you need to pay for school. You’ll get study perks from Chegg to help you succeed in class—for free.

Chegg is the ultimate study partner

94% of Chegg customers say they get better grades when they use Chegg to understand their coursework.

Chegg helps students ace their coursework with study tools they can access 24/7, including homework, exam prep, writing, and math help.

Stay ahead in your classes with these perks


4 months of

Chegg Study®1


Expert Q&A
Ask an expert your toughest questions to help understand your assignments.

Textbook solutions
Figure out problems with step-by-step help, or access millions of solved questions.


4 months of

Chegg Writing®1


Citation help
Scan for plagiarism mistakes and create citations in thousands of styles.

Expert proofreading & grammar checks
Get personalized writing feedback and instantly check for grammar mistakes.


4 months of

Chegg Math Solver®1


Equation solutions

Get step-by-step solutions to help you understand tough math problems.

Chegg® Math Solver App
Snap a pic of any equation to get started on a solution.

Who’s eligible

If you have a Sallie Mae Smart Option Student Loan® for undergraduate students or a Sallie Mae graduate student loan, you can get this free benefit!

The benefit is not included with our medical/dental residency and relocation loans, or bar study loan.

How to get your free Chegg benefit

Apply for and be approved for a qualifying Sallie Mae loan.1

We'll send you instructions on how to activate your benefit by email. You have up to 1 year to activate your Study Starter benefit.

Select your benefit start date and create an account on Chegg.com (if you don't already have one). No purchase necessary.

Log back in to Chegg when you're ready to start studying. (You'll get a reminder email when your benefit starts.)


Borrow responsibly
We encourage students and families to start with savings, grants, scholarships, and federal student loans to pay for college. Students and families should evaluate all anticipated monthly loan payments, and how much the student expects to earn in the future, before considering a private student loan.

1. This promotional benefit is provided at no cost to borrowers with undergraduate, graduate, or parent loans with a first disbursement between May 1, 2021 and April 30, 2024. Borrowers who reside in, attend school in, or borrow for a student attending school in Maine are not eligible for this benefit. Chegg Study® offers expert Q&A where students can submit up to 20 questions per month. No cash value. Terms and Conditions apply. Please visit http://www.chegg.com/legal/smtermsandconditions for complete details. This offer expires one year after issuance.

SALLIE MAE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MODIFY OR DISCONTINUE PRODUCTS, SERVICES, AND BENEFITS AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE. CHECK SALLIEMAE.COM FOR THE MOST UP-TO-DATE PRODUCT INFORMATION.