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How to Accept and Receive Your Subsidized/Unsubsidized Loan

Each academic year, you need to accept, decrease, or decline your loans via your LionPATH Student Center. New students will be able to do so after the May 1st acceptance deadline.

First-time borrowers also need to complete Loan Entrance Counseling and Complete a Master Promissory Note (sign a MPN). In most cases, you will only need to complete these items once during your college career.

Your Subsidized/Unsubsidized loans will appear as a credit on your tuition bill after you complete these requirements.

Complete your loan counseling requirement

Open "Complete Counseling" on StudentLoans.gov.

Open "Subsidized/Unsubsidized Maser Promissory Note (MPN)" on StudentLoans.gov. Preview a copy of the MPN before you begin.

If you have technical difficulty signing the MPN, please contact the U.S. Department of Education's Student Loan Support Center at 800-557-7394.

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