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ATTENTION Students:
How to Complete Your Master Promissory Note (MPN) for Federal Direct Loans
(Students Only)
(Subsidized and Unsubsidized) 


If a Federal Direct Loan is part of your financial aid package, your loan proceeds cannot be credited to your student account until you follow the instructions below.


1. Go to www.studentloans.gov
2. Click on “Sign In” under “Manage My Direct Loan”.
3. Enter your Social Security Number, first two characters of last name, date of birth and your Federal PIN then click “Sign In”.
4. Click on Complete Master Promissory Note”.
5. Select Subsidized/Unsubsidized for your loan selection.
6. Provide your personal information (i.e., address and school location “Pennsylvania and school”. Click “Continue”.
7. Enter two Personal References. Click “Continue”.
8. Read your terms and conditions (all sections), acknowledge you have read and understood. Click “Continue”
9. Review and then electronically sign your MPN, then print your MPN for your records.


How to Complete Your Entrance Counseling


 Federal Regulations require Lincoln University to administer entrance loan counseling to all student loan borrowers before they receive their loan proceeds.  Please follow the instructions below to complete the counseling requirement.

1. Go to www.studentloans.gov
2. Click on “Sign In” under “Manage My Direct Loan”.
3. Enter your Social Security Number, first two characters of last name, date of birth and your Federal PIN then click “Sign In”.
4. Click on “Complete Entrance Counseling”.
5. Identify your degree classification, click “Continue”
6. Enter your school state and school name, click “continue”.
7. Read ALL the information, then answer questions provided, click “Continue” until quiz is completed. There are 16 steps in all.
8. Once you have completed all 16 steps click “Submit”


ATTENTION Parents:
How to Complete Your Master Promissory Note (MPN) for Federal PLUS Loan
(Parents Only)

If a Federal PLUS Loan is part of your child’s financial aid package, your Federal PLUS Loan proceeds cannot be credited to your student’s account until you follow the instructions below to complete the Federal Direct PLUS Loan Master Promissory Note.

1. Log on to www.pin.ed.gov  and apply for your Personal Identification Number (PIN). (A PIN is mandatory and will be required to start and sign your Federal PLUS MPN electronically.)
2. You can display your PIN instantly or you can retrieve your PIN from your e-mail.
3. Go to www.studentloans.gov
4. Click on “Sign In” under “Manage My Direct Loan”.
5. Enter your Social Security Number, first two characters of last name, date of birth and your Federal PIN then click “Sign In”.
6. Click on “Start PLUS Application Process.

 

 


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