Federal Direct Loans

Fairleigh Dickinson University participates in the Federal Direct Loan Program:

Direct Subsidized Loan
Direct Unsubsidized Loan
Direct Parents PLUS Loan
Direct Graduate PLUS Loan


Are you a
Returning Borrower?

If you already have a Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidized Loan and wish to renew it in 2013-14, you must accept your loans via Web Advisor and have a valid Loan Entrance Counseling and Master Promissory Note(MPN) on record. Check it out at www.studentloans.gov Returning borrowers who wish to reapply for the
Direct PLUS loan must

Are you a
first-time borrower?

If you plan to apply for a Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidized Loan or Direct PLUS Loan for the first time, you must complete Loan Entrance Counseling (required of all first-time borrowers), and the Master Promissory Note (MPN) online at www.studentloans.gov . 

You will need your federal PIN to complete Entrance Counseling and sign your MPN.  Parent PLUS borrowers will also need a PIN to apply.  If you need or forgot your pin, log on to www.pin.gov.

HAVE QUESTIONS? We’re Here to Help!

Call or email us! 

Email: finaid@fdu.edu (include ID# and Campus)  

College at Florham

Metropolitan Campus


Additional FAQs About Federal Direct Loans

What loans are available through the Direct Loan Program?

Federal Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidized Loans
Are available to eligible students to assist with tuition and other eligible school expenses. Direct Subsidized Loans are available to undergraduate students with financial need.

Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loan
This is a federally insured loan for parents of dependent undergraduate students. It is a fixed interest rate, credit-based loan that enables qualified parents to borrow up to the cost of attendance less any other financial aid the student receives.

Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan
This is a fixed interest rate, credit-based loan program that enables graduate students to borrow up to the cost of attendance less any other financial aid received.

More information about Direct Loans is available: