News and Updates

Updates, Reminders, and News for Students and Families

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Origination Fee Changes for Direct Sub/Unsub, Parent PLUS, and Grad PLUS Loans

Due to the government sequester that went into effect on March 1, 2013, Direct Sub/Unsub, Parent PLUS, and Graduate PLUS loans first disbursed on or after October 1, 2019 and prior to October 1, 2020 will have a new origination fee. This will include any loans not already disbursed and any new loans awarded after this date.

Beware! New phishing attack emails are circulating.

Avoid e-mails appearing to originate from Alice Tann or Dr. Luke Shaw.

Beware of student loan scams!

Make sure you understand which companies and claims are legitimate.

Beware Fishing Scam

The subject line is “FAFSA GRANT APPROVED !!!”

Fall 2019 Student Aid Timelines and Reminders

Wondering when your aid will disburse for Fall 2019? Click the link for information about Fall timelines and LionPATH reminders.

How to Apply (and More) for a PLUS Loan

Everything parents and graduate students need to know about applying for the Parent and Graduate PLUS Loans.

Federal Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loan Checklist

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


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