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Loan Application Instructions

Stafford Loan Application Process

Angelo State University is now participating in Direct Lending.  All Stafford Loan borrowers must complete the studentloans.gov process when a Stafford Loan is awarded.

  1. Student receives Stafford award notification from Angelo State University.
  2. Student enters on-line acceptance of the Stafford award via Rams or Ramport.
  3. Student allows two business days for the Financial Aid Office (fao) to transmit the Stafford loan certification to studentloans.gov.
  4. Student accesses studentloans.gov after the two business day processing period and completes entrance counseling and a master promissory note (mpn).
  5. Student prints any confirmation pages for future reference.
  6. Student allows two business days for the mpn confirmation to be uploaded by the school.

If any questions arise during the completion of the studentloans.gov process, please contact the Department of Education’s Applicant Services at 800/557.7394.

Parent PLUS Loan Application Process

Angelo State University is now participating in Direct Lending.  All parent PLUS Loan borrowers must complete the studentloans.gov process each time a PLUS Loan is awarded.

  1. Student receives PLUS award notification from Angelo State University.
  2. Student enters on-line acceptance of the PLUS award via Rams or Ramport.
  3. Parent borrower allows 24 hours for us to create the loan origination.
  4. Parent borrower logs on to studentloans.gov and completes the credit check.
  5. Parent borrower allows three business days for the Financial Aid Office (fao) to receive the credit check and subsequently transmit the loan certification to studentloans.gov.
  6. Parent borrower accesses studentloans.gov after the three business day processing period and completes a master promissory note (mpn).
  7. Parent borrower prints any confirmation pages for future reference.
  8. Parent borrower allows two business days for the mpn confirmation to be uploaded by the school.

If any questions arise during the completion of the studentloans.gov process, please contact the Department of Education’s Applicant Services at 800/557.7394.