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Updates, Reminders, and News for Students and Families

2016-17 Direct PLUS and Private Alternative Loans to be Processed by late July

If you applied for a PLUS or private loan, note that the processing of these loans will occur late July, prior to the fall semester billing.

Beware of Scams!

The latest scams include people claiming to work for the IRS demanding payment of a "Federal Student Tax," and "spoofing" of the Penn State Office of Student Aid phone number to acquire personal information.

Federal Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loan Checklist

Students borrowing Federal Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans for fall 2016 and spring 2017 need to complete a few tasks in order for the loans to disburse.

DCTAG and DCCAP Agencies Notified of Awarding Delay

DC TAG and DC CAP notified of delay in PSU award notifications.

Fall 2016 PLUS Loan Application Now Available on Studentloans.gov

Watch our tutorials on how to apply and how much to borrow before you apply for your 2016-17 Direct PLUS Loan.

LionPATH Outages

LionPATH will experience weekly outages during weekends from June until August.

LionPATH to replace eLion

Financial aid awards will be viewed in the new information system, LionPATH, for the fall 2016 semester.

Pennsylvania State Grants Awarded

State grants have been awarded. If you received a grant, it should be in your LionPATH Award Summary.

Summer 2016 Registration Info

How to access our summer registration information.

2016-17 Award Notifications for Continuing Students Started July 5

Instructions on how to access the fall 2016 and spring 2017 financial aid awards in LionPATH will be sent via email starting July 5.

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