Forms and documentation can also be submitted in person at DePaul Central in both the Loop and Lincoln Park campuses or by fax to (312) 362-5748 or by mail to:
Office of Financial Aid
1 East Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60604
Loan Electronic Master Promissory Notes (eMPN)
Direct Stafford Loan electronic Master Promissory Note (eMPN)
If this is the first time you are borrowing a Direct Stafford Subsidized Loan or a Direct Stafford Unsubsidized Loan at DePaul, you must complete an online electronic Master Promissory Note (eMPN)
Federal Direct Plus Loan (Parent Loan) electronic Master Promissory Note (eMPN)
You must complete an online Plus Loan eMPN
if this is the first time you are borrowing a Plus Loan at DePaul or if a different parent is now borrowing the Plus Loan.
Federal Graduate Student Plus Loan electronic Master Promissory Note (eMPN)
If this is the first time you are borrowing a Graduate Student Plus Loan, you must complete an online electronic Master Promissory Note (eMPN)
Federal Perkins Loan Requirements
If you borrow a Federal Perkins Loan for the first time, you will need to visit the University Accounting Service (UAS) Sign My Loan website
to complete an online Electronic Master Promissory Note (EMPN) and Pre-Loan Counseling.
Each subsequent year that you borrow a Perkins Loan you must login to the Sign My Loan website
to affirm your new loan amounts and update your contact information prior to receiving your Perkins Loan.
Loan Entrance and Exit Counseling
Direct Stafford Loan Entrance Counseling
If you are a first-time Direct Stafford Loan borrower, you must complete the Direct Stafford Loan Entrance Counseling Session
. The purpose of the session is for you to learn your rights and responsibilities when borrowing student loans.
Federal Graduate Student Plus Loan Entrance Counseling
First time Graduate Student PLUS Loan borrowers must complete the Entrance Counseling Online Session
. Select the "Combination - Stafford and PLUS Loans" option and you will complete both requirements.
Direct Stafford Loan Exit Counseling
If you borrowed a Direct Stafford Loan and are graduating or leaving DePaul, you are required to complete the Direct Loan Exit Counseling Session
. During the exit counseling session, you will review your rights and responsibilities as a borrower.
Federal Direct PLUS Loan (Parent Loan) Application Supplement Form
This form is necessary to process your Federal Direct PLUS Loan (Parent Loan).
For summer 2013, please submit this form
For the 2012-2013 academic year, please submit this form
We also recommend you review the Federal Direct Plus Loan (Parent Loan) Approval Information Sheet
Graduate Student Plus Loan Application Form
The Federal Direct Grad PLUS Loan Application Form supplement is necessary to process your Graduate Student PLUS Loan Application or your request for additional Graduate Student PLUS Loan funds.
If you would like to be considered for this loan, please visit Campus Connection
to request your loan online after you receive your award notice. Navigate to "View My Financial Aid" >> "Award Acceptance." The Federal Direct Grad PLUS Application link will be at the bottom of your Award Acceptance page.
Private Education Loan Applicant Self-Certification Form
This form is a new form that is required by the Department of Education. Private loan applicants must complete and submit this form to their private loan lender as part of the private loan application process. Borrowers will receive a copy of the form from their lender. Complete the form
and send it to your lender. This form does not need to be submitted to the Office of Financial Aid.
Change of Loan Request Form
If you would like to cancel, reduce or reinstate a financial aid award that you have been offered, you may do so by completing and submitting the Change of Loan Request Form to the Office of Financial Aid. Click Here
to download the form.
If your loan has been partially or entirely disbursed, please contact our office prior to submitting the Change of Loan Request Form. Once there has been a disbursement made on your loan, our office is limited in its ability to change that loan amount. In addition, if our office is able to change a loan amount that already has been disbursed to your student account, please keep in mind that we are removing loan funds from your student account, which may result in a balance due to the university.
Special Circumstance Appeal Forms
Please notify us of any substantial change in income, expenses or circumstance that you wish to share with our office.
For the 2013-2014 academic year, please review the appeal forms and submit the form which best matches your circumstances.
For an Income Related or Special Expense Special Circumstance Appeal submit this form.
For a Non-Income\Non-Expense Special Circumstance Appeal submit this form.
For the 2012-2013 academic year, please review the appeal forms and submit the form which best matches your circumstances.
For an Income Related Special Circumstance Appeal submit this form.
For a Special Expense Special Circumstance Appeal submit this form.
For a Non-Income\Non-Expense Special Circumstance Appeal submit this form.
Be sure to submit all requested documentation to support your appeal.
Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeal Form for Readmitted Students
If you are returning to DePaul after an absence and your former coursework would indicate that you are below the minimum progress requirements, you will need to appeal for reinstatement for your student aid eligibility by submitting this form
along with your SAP appeal letter and all supporting documentation.
Cost of Attendance Adjustment
This form is used to request consideration for adjustment of your cost of attendance.
For 2012-2013, please complete this form
Be sure to submit all requested documentation to support your cost of attendance adjustment request.
Award Reinstatement Form
This form is used to request consideration of your financial aid eligibility. Please complete this form
and return it to our office.
Federal TEACH Grant
Federal TEACH Grant Request for Consideration
If you are enrolled in an eligible program of study and would like to request consideration for the Federal TEACH Grant, you must complete and submit the Request for TEACH Grant Consideration Form to the Office of Financial Aid.
For 2012-2013 use this form
Please read the instructions carefully to determine if you are eligible for the Federal TEACH Grant.
Federal TEACH Grant Online Agreement to Serve (ATS) and Entrance Counseling
If you have determined that you are eligible for the Federal TEACH Grant, you are required to sign the Online Agreement to Serve
and complete online Entrance Counseling
Veteran's Affairs Educational Benefits
Complete this form
to request enrollment certification for any of the following programs: Post 09/11 GI Bill, Ch. 33
Montgomery GI Bill, Ch. 30
Montgomery GI Bill Selected Reserve, Ch. 1606
Montgomery GI Bill Selected Reserve, Ch. 1607
Vocational Rehabilitation, Ch. 31
Survivors' and Dependents’ Educational Benefits, Ch. 35
Post-Baccalaureate Graduate Preparatory Coursework: Prerequisite Documentation and Review
If you have received your bachelor’s degree, and you are returning as an undergraduate in order to complete undergraduate prerequisite coursework to prepare for admission into a graduate program, you may be eligible to borrow undergraduate level federal student loans. Fill out this Prerequisite Documentation and Review form
Post-Baccalaureate Teaching Certification Coursework: Documentation and Review
If you are returning for post-baccalaureate teacher certification coursework, you may be eligible to borrow undergraduate level federal student loans. Fill out this Documentation and Review form