ENROLLMENT CRITERIA: Students must be enrolled at least half-time to receive any federal loan Direct Loan (subsidized, unsubsidized, PLUS and/or Grad PLUS):
Undergraduate students (six credit hours per semester)
Graduate students (five credit hours per semester)
First time borrowers of
FEDERAL DIRECT STUDENT LOANS ... Follow these 3 electronic steps to receive your loan money. Complete these requirements as soon as you are awarded a loan. Waiting for the beginning of the semester can delay your loan.
STEP 1: Register and obtain your Federal Student Aid Identification (FSA ID if you have not already done so. https://studentloans.gov
STEP 2: Complete Loan Agreement for Subsidized/Unsubsidized Loan (MPN). Go to https://studentloans.gov website (you will need to use your FSA ID). At the Student Loans website you will want to select the link "Complete Loan Agreement for Subsidized/Unsubsidized Loan (MPN)." To begin your online MPN for Subsidized/Unsubsidized Loans go to START.
STEP 3: Complete Direct Loan Entrance Counseling at: https://studentloans.gov All first-time Federal Direct Stafford Loan borrowers MUST complete an online entrance orientation session before their loan funds can be disbursed.
HOW DO I GET MY PARENT LOAN?
Your parent needs to complete a Parent Loan Application. This PLUS application is completed online at https://studentloans.gov . The steps necessary to receive this loan are detailed on the following