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
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
Attention: Please update your URIEmergencyALERT information here.
Attention: Please be sure your completed FAFSA includes the University of Rhode Island Federal School Code 003414.
Week of 8/24: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
8:30am to 4pm
9:30am to 4:15pm
Week of 8/31: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 8 am - 5 pm
8 am - 4 pm
11:00am to 3:00pm