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 your loan funds can be released to your account.
A scholarship search engine with millions of scholarships available
The first step in applying for financial aid is to create and FSA ID, made up of a username and password, to access certain U.S. Department of Education websites. Your FSA ID is used to confirm your identity when accessing your financial aid information and electronically signing your federal student aid documents.
Federal Student Aid
An Office of the U.S. Department of Education, we make it easier 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 website gives students the ability to view their Title IV grants and loan history.
Registration information from the Selective Service System
Student Loan Center
The Ohio Attorney General’s Office has developed a comprehensive online Student Loan Center to help prospective, current and former college students understand and manage student loans.