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Updates, Reminders, and News for Students and Families

2015-16 Federal Direct Loan Interest Rates Announced

Interest rates will decrease for Stafford, Parent and Graduate PLUS Loans as of July 1, 2015

Beware of Scams!

The latest phone scam involves threatening calls to students asking for a tax payment.

Check Your Mail for Verification Requests

If you are one of the thousands of Penn State students who have been selected for the federal process of Verification, you will receive a letter at your home address with a request for information.

Decreased Loan Fees for Federal Direct Loans Begin Oct 1

Origination fees for Stafford and PLUS loans to decrease October 1, 2015

FSA ID replaces Federal Student Aid PIN

The Department of Education has implemented a new username and password login system for student and borrower websites.

Refunds and Completing Your Fall Semester Registration

Be sure to complete your fall semester registration. After registration is complete and semester classes begin, your financial aid will disburse. Refunds will then generate if you have more financial aid than your bill.

State Budget Impasse to Delay PA State Grant Funding

Students who have been awarded a PA State Grant will not receive this funding until the state budget passes.










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