Steps to Apply for Direct Federal Stafford Loans
Once you have been awarded, you can view award information in the FAM Student Portal.
New students requesting a loan may receive loan Entrance Counseling online at studentloans.gov. Returning borrowers proceed to Step 4.
Complete Master Promissory Note at studentloans.gov.
Review the Disbursement Schedule for Stafford Loans. Note: First time borrowers are required to have a 30-day delay for their first disbursement. 1 Quarter loans are disbursed in two disbursements, 1st at the regular disbursement date and the 2nd at midway through the quarter.