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Free Application for Federal Student Aid - FAFSA
This is required to determine your eligibility for federal aid programs.

Direct Loans
UMMC participates in the Direct Loan Program. Visit these links for the required Entrance Interview, Master Promissory Note (MPN), and Exit Interview.

Direct Loan Entrance Interview
Students must complete the Entrance Counseling requirement before Direct Loan funds can be disbursed. Student loan entrance counseling provides details about what a student loan is, advice on how much you should borrow, and when you should expect to repay your loans. After you complete the requirement and submit your information, Direct Loans will notify our office electronically within 24-48 hours that you have completed the requirement.

ECSI Student Loans
All student receiving a Campus-Based Loan Program such as Perkins and McKinstry must complete the Master Promissory Note requirement with ECSI. Assistance with repayment of loans is also provided. 

E-sign Direct Loan MPN
All students receiving a Direct Loan must e-sign a Master Promissory Note (MPN) prior to disbursement. Your FAFSA PIN is required in order to e-sign.

Direct Loan Exit Interview
During the term that you expect to graduate and/or if you drop below half time enrollment, you will be asked to complete an Exit Interview if you have had a Stafford or Direct student loan while at UMMC. Your FAFSA PIN is required in order to complete Direct Loan Exit Counseling. It is very important to notify your lender(s) of address changes so that you will receive your repayment information when your grace period ends.

Direct Loan Servicing
Direct Loan Servicing provides individual account information, account management, FAQ and downloadable forms.

Direct Loan Consolidation
If you have received loans from multiple lenders, it may be advantageous to consolidate your multiple loans into a single payment.

Search for private scholarships, grants, etc. though this free web-based database.

This site is useful for estimating your Expected Family Contribution (EFC) to determine financial need.

Federal Student Aid
This is the U.S. Department of Education's Federal Student Aid site.
The Financial Aid Information Page provides a free, comprehensive, independent, and objective guide to student financial aid including financial aid estimators and calculators.

National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)
Students may access this site to review financial aid history. You must have a federal PIN in order to access your data.

Selective Service System
If you are a male U.S. citizen ages 1-26, to be eligible for financial aid programs you must be registered with Selective Service. It's the law.

National Student Loan Clearinghouse
This site provides enrollment verification and loan deferment services.

College Opportunities
This federal site provides general information about college opportunities, including the financial aid process.