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Apply for a Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loan

Welcome to the Student Financial Services electronic Parent PLUS loan application.  This site will allow you, the parent, to securely apply for a Federal Direct Parent PLUS loan.  Please read our Parent PLUS Loan 2013-2014 brochure  or Parent PLUS Loan 2014-2015 brochure for more information about PLUS Loans.

  • You must either be a student's adoptive/natural parent OR you must be a stepparent whose income was provided on the FAFSA to be an eligible PLUS borrower.

  • DO NOT use nicknames.  You must use your and your student's legal first and last name in this application.  Contact SFS if you or your student have changed names before applying.

  • You must have the following to complete this application online:

                - Student’s CSUID Number
                - Student’s Date of Birth
                - First Two Characters of the Student’s Last Name
                - A U.S. Address
                - A Valid E-mail Address
                - *Parent's Federal PIN Number

  • *Important PIN Information:  If you do not have a PIN number or do not remember your PIN, please visit the Federal Student Aid PIN Web site.  Please note that while you can receive your PIN instantly, it will take 1-3 business days for your PIN information to be verified. You will receive an e-mail when your PIN information has been verified. Only a verified PIN is valid to sign your application online. You can also Check Your PIN Status on the PIN Web site.
  • If you would prefer a paper application or are unable to complete the online application, please Click Here for a paper form.  If you complete an online application you do not need to complete a paper form.