Student must be enrolled at least half-time in a degree-granting program. (6 credit hours for undergraduate students; 5 credit hours for graduate students). Student must complete the FAFSA process, Entrance Counseling and a Master Promissory Note.
Direct loans are automatically awarded to admitted students who complete the FAFSA process each academic year.
The Direct Loan deadline for each semester is the Friday before examination week. The deadline applies to students who file a FAFSA late in the semester or for students who did not accept all of their offered loans when initially awarded.
**Loans with the first disbursement occurring after March 1, 2013 may be subject to a higher loan processing fee of approximately 1.05% as a result of the Government Sequestration. We will provide the actual increased percentage when it becomes available.