Borrow Graduate Loans

Here you will find information about federal student loans and private loan options for graduate students. We recommend that you begin the loan application process no later than three weeks prior to the due date listed on your eBill statement each semester.

Federal loans (Direct and GradPLUS) require the completion of a FAFSA in order to determine eligibility.

For information about deferments (and links to deferment forms), log in to the National Student Loan Database (NSLDS) to see your federal loans, and view loan calculators in our Student Loan Repayment section. If you received a loan and wish to decline it, simply send your request in an email to

Please be sure to begin the loan application process via the links on this site. Please note that Graduate Federal Direct Loans and Federal Grad PLUS Loans have a loan fee, so the net loan amount credited to your bill will lower than the amount you borrow. More details about the amount of the loan fee can be found on the respective loan pages.