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Federal Direct PLUS Loan Program for Graduate Students


The University of Rhode Island participates in the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program.
This program includes Unsubsidized loans, as well as Graduate (PLUS) loans. The University

receives funds directly from the US Department of Education and disburses them to eligible

students. You are not required to submit a separate bank loan application to receive your loan

funds.

Students borrowing through the Federal Direct Loan Program for the first time at URI must
complete the following steps:


Step 1: Accept the Federal Direct Loans offered on the student's award letter through the student's e-Campus account www.uri.edu/ecampus/


Step 2: Complete Entrance Counseling for students at: Studentloans.gov and click on the Entrance Counseling link.


Step 3:
Complete a Master Promissory Note (MPN) for students electronically at: Studentloans.gov

Students borrowing through the Federal Direct Graduate (PLUS) Loan Program for the first time at URI must complete the following steps:


Step 1: Log on to the Direct Loan web site and complete a Graduate (PLUS) Master
Promissory Note (MPN) in the student's name at: Studentloans.gov


Step 2: Complete Entrance Counseling for students at: Studentloans.gov and click on the
Entrance Counseling link.


Step 3: Complete the supplemental Graduate (PLUS) Loan application:  Grad PLUS Loan







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