Direct Loan Master Promissory Note (MPN)
Complete the MPN. If you are a first-time Federal Direct Loan borrower you must complete the MPN before your loan funds can be released to your account.
Direct Loan Entrance Counseling Exam
Complete the mandatory loan entrance counseling every year. All student loan borrowers must complete the Entrance Counseling Exam before you loan funds can be released to your account.
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Federal Student Aid PIN
The first step in applying for financial aid is registering for a Pin Number. Your PIN can be used each year to electronically sign your FAFSA, MPN, and Entrance Counseling Exam.
*Parents of dependent students will also need to request a PIN number.
Federal Student Aid
An Office of the U.S. Department of Education, we make it eiser to get money for higher education.
A guide to Financial Aid.
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
In order to determine your financial aid eligibility you must complete the FAFSA.
Great Lakes Higher Education
Student loan information (students borrowing through the 2009-2010 financial aid year)
Internal Revenue Service
Federal Tax Return information.
Loan Repayment Calculator
This link is helpful when determining how much loan money to borrow.
National Student Loan Data Systems for Students (NSLDS)
This web site gives students the ability to view their Title IV grants and loan history.
Registration information from the Selective Service System.
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