The Discover Student Loans Application Alert program ("Program") allows students and cosigners to sign up for text reminders regarding the status of their application(s) in process.
Compatible carriers include: AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile®, Verizon Wireless, Boost, Cricket, MetroPCS, U.S. Cellular, Virgin Mobile, ACS Wireless, Appalachian Wireless, Bluegrass Cellular, Breakaway Wireless, Cabelvision (Optimum Mobile), Carolina West Wireless, Cellcom, Cellular One of East Central Illinois, Centennial Wireless, Chariton Valley Cellular, Chat Mobility (Hawkeye), Cincinnati Bell Wireless, Coral Wireless, Cox Mobility, Cross/ Sprocket, C-Spire Wireless (formerly Cellsouth), CTC Telecom, DTC Wireless (Advantage Cellular), Duet IP (AKA Max/Benton/Albany), Element Mobile, Epic Touch, GCI Communications, Golden State, Illinois Valley Cellular, Immix (Keystone Wireless/ PC Management), Inland Cellular, iWireless, Leaco, Mobi PCS, Mosaic, MTPCS/ Cellular One (Cellone Nation), Nemont, Nex-Tech Wireless, nTelos, NW Missouri Cellular (Hawkeye), Panhandle Telecommunications, Peoples Wireless, Pioneer, Pine Cellular, Plateau, Revol, Rina - Custer, Rina - All West, Rina - Cambridge Telecom Coop, Rina - Eagle Valley Comm, Rina - Farmers Mutual Telephone Co, Rina - Nucla Nutria Telephone Co, Rina - Silver Star, Rina - Syringa, Rina - UBET, Rina - Manti, Rural Cellular Corporation, SI Wireless, Simmetry, SouthernLINC, SRT, Strata Networks, Thumb Cellular, Union Wireless, United, Viaero Wireless, West Central Wireless. Not all pre-paid phones are supported.
Our Program allows you to request and receive informational text messages about your student loan application with us. It is your responsibility to determine if your mobile service provider supports text messaging and your mobile device is capable of receiving text messages. Our Text Messages are subject to the terms and conditions of your agreement(s) with your mobile device carrier. You are responsible for any fees imposed by your mobile device carrier of any kind whatsoever. You acknowledge that our Text Messages are sent to you without being encrypted and will include information pertaining to your student loan application. DFS reserves the right, in its sole discretion, without any obligation and without any notice requirement, to change, improve or correct the Text Messages and to suspend Text Messages for scheduled or unscheduled maintenance, upgrades, improvements or corrections. DFS may discontinue or change the product, or begin charging a fee for such service at any time without prior notice to you, subject to applicable law.
The Text Messages are provided as a convenience to you for information purposes only. The information on the Text Messages is provided on an "AS IS," and "AS AVAILABLE" basis. DFS does not warrant the information provided herein or your use of our Text Messages generally, either expressly or impliedly, for any particular purpose and expressly disclaims any implied warranties, including but not limited to, warranties of title, non-infringement, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. DFS will not be responsible for any loss or damage that could result from interception by third parties of any information made available to you via our Text Messages. DFS cannot and does not guarantee the accuracy, validity, timeliness or completeness of any information or data made available to you for any particular purpose. Neither DFS, nor any of its affiliates, directors, officers or employees, nor any third party vendor, will be liable or have any responsibility of any kind for any loss or damage that you incur in the event of any failure or interruption of our Text Messages, or resulting from the act or omission of any other party involved in providing Text Messages, or from any other cause relating to your access to, inability to access, or use of the Text Messages, whether or not the circumstances giving rise to such cause may have been within the control of DFS or of any vendor providing software or services. In no event will DFS or any such parties be liable to you, whether in contract or tort, for any direct, special, indirect, consequential or incidental damages or any other damages of any kind even if DFS or any other such party has been advised of the possibility thereof. This limitation on liability includes, but is not limited to, the transmission of any viruses which may infect a user's equipment, failure of mechanical or electronic equipment or communication lines, telephone or other interconnect problems unauthorized access, theft, operator errors, strikes or other labor problems or any force majeure. DFS cannot and does not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure Text Messages service.