Steps to Recieve Financial Aid

 Step 3: Secure Loans


 New Borrowers (Students)

  1. Sign in to using your FSAID.  
  2. Complete Entrance Counseling.
  3. Sign a Master Promissory Note (MPN) for the Federal Subsidized/Unsubsidized Loans.


Parents borrowing with the PLUS Loan


  • Student will need to accept the Parent PLUS Loan on campus connect.
  • Parent will need to complete a Master Promissory Note at

DENIED Parent PLUS Loans

  • The student will be sent an email to their TigerMail asking for consent to increase their federal unsubsidized loan.
  • If parent is denied but chooses to get an approved endorser then parent will need to complete the Master Promissory Note (MPN) and the PLUS Credit Counseling at


Private Loans

All private loan paperwork is completed directly through the lender.  ETBU has partnered with ELM Select to give you the best options when deciding which student loan best fits your needs.  Click on the icon below to search and compare loan availability.