Step 3: Complete!

Paying Your Remaining Balance

On your award letter, the Office of Financial Aid will calculate the estimated amount needed to pay your bill. There are two payment options available:

For additional information regarding all educational loan options, please visit our student loans section.


Entrance Counseling

Federal regulations require that, before any Federal Direct Loans are disbursed to a student’s account, the student must complete an entrance counseling session. This takes about 20 minutes and must be done online at The entrance counseling session provides information about how to manage student loans, both during and after college.


Master Promissory Notes

All loans require you to sign a promissory note, which is your promise to repay your loan.  Federal Direct and Federal Direct PLUS Loan promissory notes may be completed online at


Title IV Athorization Form

If you have been awarded federal funding (i.e. Pell grant, Direct Sub/Unsub Loan, etc.) you must complete a Title IV Athorization Form before funds can be disbursed.  This form allows you to choose whether you want any excess balance on your student account to carry forward till the end of the year (July 1st) or have it refunded to you each semester.