Federal Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidized Loan Requirements
If you are accepting Federal Direct Loans for the academic year, and have not borrowed previously, you MUST complete the following steps.
- Federal Direct Loan Entrance Counseling (must use Internet Explorer or Firefox). This interactive counseling session provides useful tips and tools to help you develop a budget for managing your educational expenses and helps you to understand your Direct Loan responsibilities. You'll log in to the site using your FAFSA pin number, and the session will take approximately 20 minutes to complete.
- Federal Direct Loan Master Promissory Note (must use Internet Explorer or Firefox). This loan document must be submitted in order to receive funds from this program. Once a disbursement is made this Master Promissory Note is valid for 10 years. This site is also accessed by using your FAFSA pin number.
Perkins Loan Requirements
Perkins Loan Master Promissory Note/Entrance Counseling If you have been awarded a Federal Perkins Loan and are receiving a Perkins Loan for the first time, you'll need to complete online entrance counseling. The Perkins Entrance Counseling and Master Promissory Note are combined into a one step process.