This page contains how-to guides and instructions for completing financial aid related processes.

How-to Guides

Link to Instructions Additional Educational Content

This document will explain how to accept or decline federal student loans:

How to accept/decline student loans

Tips on Borrowing Student Loans


This document contains vital steps that must be taken after accepting your student loans. If this step is not completed after accepting loans, the loans will not be reflected on your student bill:

How to complete the MPN (Master Promissory Note) and Loan Entrance Counseling after accepting your student loans

This document will explain how to submit a Financial Aid SAP Appeal for Pace of Progression, GPA, and/or Maximum Time Frame Suspension:

How to appeal a Financial Aid Suspension

This document will explain how to request IRS tax information and provide steps to use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool to transfer your income tax information to the FAFSA:

How to link your tax information to the FAFSA application or request other IRS related documents

This form will provide instructions on how to submit a Loan Change Request Form, if you need to request a change/cancellation of your loan:

How to change your loan amount after acceptance

This form will provide instructions on how to submit a Loan Change Request Form, if you need to request a change/cancellation of your loan.

This document will explain how to apply for a Parent PLUS Loan. (The Parent PLUS Loan application for Fall 2020-Spring 2021 will be available May 1st):

How to complete an application for the Parent PLUS Loan

More Information about the Parent PLUS Loan

How-to Guides