Electronic Master Promissory Note
Sign your Electronic Master Promissory note on-line throught the Federal Student Aid website.
Federal Aid First
Will you need a loan? If so, think federal aid first! Federal loans usually offer borrowers lower interest rates and have more flexible repayment options than loans from banks or other private sources. Visit the Federal Aid First page for more information.
Special Direct Consolidation Loans
The Higher Education Act (HEA) provides for a loan consolidation program under both the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Programs and the Direct Loan Program. Under these programs, a borrower's loans are paid off and a new consolidation loan is created. These programs simplify loan repayment by combining several types of Federal education loans (that may have different terms and repayment schedules or may have been made by different lenders) into one new loan. Visit the Direct Consolodation Loans website for more information.
Direct Loans Entrance Counseling
All students receiving loans are required to complete entrance counseling. Sign into StudentsLoans.gov using your PIN to access your account and complete entrance counseling.
Information On Your Direct Loans
At MyEdAccount you can manage your account, look into loan consolidation, change your bill preferences, and make payments.
The Direct Lending Process
The Direct Lending proccess page will explain how lending works.
Loans in Default
Need help with a defaulted student loan? Loan borrowers in default now have more options than ever before to help repay students loans. Visit the Addressing Your Defaulted Student Loan page for more information.
Direct Loans Information
Students and parents can explore the homepage of the U.S. Department of Education's Direct Loans Program for information, publications, and tools to help manage their Direct Loans.
NSLD Central Database
The Central Database NSLDS Student Access provides a centralized, integrated view of Title IV loans and grants so that recipients of Title IV Aid can access and inquire about their Title IV loans and/or grant data.
Choosing Your Alternative/Private Lender
Suggested criteria to help students and parents choose the best alternative or private lender that will best meet your unique needs. See this PDF for more information.
Private Loan Lender
See this list of frequently used private loan lenders. Before you apply for a private loan, first exhaust your eligibility for Federal loans.
Post-Graduate Loan Repayment
Gratuating is an exciting time and a big achievement, but it also means that students who used loans while in college must start thinking about repayment. The links below will help students research loan repayment and choose the plan that will best fit their financial situations.