Follow these instructions to apply for your Direct Loans:
- Log onto the portal. Select the “My Financial Assistance” tab.
- Accept the amount you wish to borrow on the portal for your loan(s). You can reduce the amount if you wish to do so.
- New Borrowers: If you have not previously taken out a Direct Loan you must complete the Entrance Counseling and a Master Promissory Note (MPN) at StudentLoans.gov.
- Sign in to Manage My Direct Loan using your personal information and your FSA ID.
- Complete Entrance Counseling. Make sure you receive a confirmation email.
- Complete Master Promissory Note (MPN) for Stafford Loans. Make sure you submit the form and receive a confirmation message.