Student Stafford Loan Application Requirements
To be eligible for a student loan, you must comply with all federal and institutional requirements. If you do not comply, your application will not be processed. If you have doubts or questions, you can access the Most Frequent Doubts and Questions section.
Important: To apply for a student loan via the Internet, you must have your student User ID and PIN, driverâ€™s license number (if you have one). You must also have personal references from family members or acquaintances with different mailing addresses, along with employer address and phone number.
No student loan payments in default.
An active email account with the institution. Activate your account here.
Have been determined eligible by Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have submitted the required documents. To apply to FAFSA, Click Here.
Have a Personal Identification Number (PIN) provided by the Federal Department of Education. If you do not have a PIN, Click Here.
Have a financial need, except in the case of some loan programs.
Are a U.S. citizen or eligible foreigner (provide evidence of citizenship).
Have a valid Social Security Number (provide a copy of your card).
Have Satisfactory Academic Progress and, not on Academic Probation (required academic average meets school requirements). Undergraduate students must have a minimum general average of 2.00 or that required by the study program. Graduate or Doctorate students must comply with the required average for the study program. According to the dispositions of the AGMUS Presidentâ€™s Executive Order, new students with a general average of less than 2.00 must select the Parent PLUS Loan option (see Parent PLUS Loan eligibility requirements). Students must be dependent and as with the applicants, must meet all eligibility requirements.
Have registered for a minimum academic load of 6 credits at the Undergraduate level for an academic term and 3 credits at the Graduate or Doctoral level for an academic term.
Complete the Entrance Orientation (where borrower rights and responsibilities are explained) and sign the Master Promissory Note if this is the first time you are applying for a loan at the institution.
Remember: Incomplete information on the Loan Application will delay the student loan payout. Once you have applied for a loan, the application will be evaluated by the Admissions and Financial Assistance Official to determine eligibility and the maximum loan amount you can receive.
Note: To reduce, (less than what you are eligible for), cancel, or increase the applied-for loan amount, or for non-subsidized loans, visit the Admissions and Financial Assistance Office.