Yes, the Entrance Counseling for new borrowers is a requirement for student loans. You may complete the process on the Direct Loan site. The AU Financial Aid Office has computers available for your use during regular business hours if you do not have access otherwise.

Yes, by completing and ESigning your MPN, you are promising to repay all student loans made under this note. You may have to sign only one MPN for the life of your student loan. An MPN expires ten years after the note is signed. An MPN is revoked if the first disbursement is not made within one year.

Yes, please contact the US Department of Education about your Loan Consolidation options.

There are several repayment plans available. Please visit for information about repayment plans and a repayment calculator.

Parents of dependent students who wish to borrow a Parent PLUS Loan should refer to the Forms page for the Direct PLUS Loan Application link and instructions.

Federal Student Aid

FSA ID: A Federal Student Aid ID (FSAID) is required in order to login to federal sites.

Master Promissory Note: A Direct MPN is required of all Direct Loan borrowers.

Entrance Counseling: Federal Direct Entrance Counseling is required for new borrowers who have not already completed Entrance Counseling.

Account Information: Online billing information.

Loan Consolidation: Consolidate your FFELP loans with your Direct Loans when you graduate if desired.

Last updated: 02/08/2024