Stafford Application Instructions
NEW borrowers are required to complete Steps 1 and 2, at the U.S. Department of Education Loan Portal listed above.
RETURNING borrowers: If you completed Direct Loan documents in the 2010-2011 school year, you WILL NOT need to complete them again. You may check the status of your loan documents at www.StudentLoans.gov.
All Borrowers: Your Stafford loans will automatically be processed for the entire amount offered on your Financial Aid Award Letter. If you do not want to receive any or all of your loans, you MUST complete the Loan Adjustment Request form.
You will need your FAFSA PIN in order to apply for your Stafford Loan. You may ‘Request a Duplicate PIN’ at www.pin.ed.gov.
- Complete Entrance Counseling
- Sign MPN (Master Promissory Note)
The College will begin processing loans for the 2011-12 school year on or about June 1, 2011. Please complete the steps listed above prior to that date to ensure timely disbursement of your loan funds for the academic year.