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Direct PLUS Loan for Parents: Application Tips

  • Please apply online at studentloans.gov.
  • Once you are on studentloans.gov, click Log In. You will need your FSA ID user name and password to sign in.
  • From the home page, select Apply for a Direct PLUS Loan.
  • Scroll down to the Direct PLUS Loan Application for Parents section and click the Start button to begin the application.

Be prepared to enter a loan amount on the application. If you select either the maximum or unknown amount option, you may influence the accuracy and potentially delay the processing of your application.

View the cost information to calculate your student’s expected costs for the school year.

If you have questions about the PLUS loan or other financing options, please contact the Financial Aid Office.