Direct PLUS Loans are loans for parents of dependent undergraduate students and for graduate/professional students.
Direct PLUS Loans help pay for educational expenses up to the cost of attendance minus all other financial assistance. To qualify for a Direct PLUS Loan, you must be: If you have previously completed either a Direct Loan MPN or a Direct PLUS Loan Application, some of this information may be populated for you.
You should review all populated information carefully for accuracy.
To obtain an accessible PDF version of the Endorser Addendum for a Federal Direct PLUS Loan Master Promissory Note (MPN), contact the Student Loan Support Center via Phone, Email, or Live Chat.
Contact information is available on the Contact Us page.
The Direct PLUS Loan Application provides the school information needed to create your Direct PLUS Loan.
You should verify with the school's financial aid office that this is the process they want you to use; some schools may have their own Direct PLUS Loan process.
To complete Financial Awareness Counseling, you will need: PLUS Credit Counseling will help students and parents understand the obligations associated with borrowing a PLUS loan and assist them in making careful decisions about taking on student loan debt. If you have received a subsidized, unsubsidized or PLUS loan under the Direct Loan Program or the FFEL Program, you must complete exit counseling each time you: Note: The FFEL Program ended June 30, 2010 and no new loans have been made under the FFEL Program after that date.