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 Master Promissory Notes (MPN)
Federal Direct Loan electronic Master Promissory Note (MPN)
If this is the first time you are borrowing a Fedral Direct Subsidized or Unsubsidized Loan at DePaul, you must complete an online electronic Federal Direct Loan Master Promissory Note (MPN)
Federal Direct PLUS Loan (Parent Loan) electronic Master Promissory Note (MPN)
You must complete an online electronic PLUS Loan MPN
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 Grad PLUS Loan online electronic Master Promissory Note (MPN)
If this is the first time you are borrowing a Federal Grad PLUS Loan, you must complete an online electronic Grad PLUS Master Promissory Note (MPN)
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
Federal Direct Loan Entrance Counseling
If you are a first-time Federal Direct Loan borrower, you must complete the Federal Direct Loan Entrance Counseling Session
. The purpose of the session is for you to learn your rights and responsibilities when borrowing student loans.
Federal Direct Loan Exit Counseling
If you borrowed a Federal Direct Loan and are graduating or leaving DePaul, you are required to complete the Federal 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)
For the 2013-14 Academic Year: Click here
to review the 2013-14 "How to request a PLUS Loan FAQ.
Federal Direct Grad PLUS Loan
The online Federal Direct Grad PLUS Loan Application is necessary to process your Graduate Student PLUS Loan or your request for additional Graduate Student PLUS Loan funds.
If you would like to be considered for this loan, please visit Campus Connect
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 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. Click here
to download and complete the Self-Certification Form and send it to your lender. This form does not need to be submitted to the Office of Financial Aid.
Request to Adjust Federal Loans Form
If you would like to cancel, reduce or adjust a student loan that has been offered as part of your financial aid award, you may do so by completing and submitting one of the Request to Adjust Federal Loans Form to the Office of Financial Aid.
For 2013-2014 Subsidized, Unsubsidized or Graduate PLUS loans: Click here
to download the form.
For 2013-2014 Parent PLUS loans: Click here
to download the form.
If loan funds have already been applied to your student account, please contact our office prior to submitting a loan adjustment form. Once a loan has been disbursed to your student account, our office is limited in its ability to adjust your loan. 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 circumstances that you wish to share with our office for the 2013-2014 academic year, by submitting the appropriate appeal form from the list below.
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.
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 were not making Satisfactory Academic Progress at the time you left, 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
If you wish to request consideration for an adjustment of your cost of attendance, please complete this form
Be sure to submit all requested documentation to support your cost of attendance adjustment request.
Award Reinstatement Form
If you wish to request reinstatement of financial aid which was previously canceled, please complete this form
and return it to our office. Please note that this form is not to be used for Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) appeals.
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
You may also find more information in our Veterans Educational Benefit FAQ
TEACH and Special
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 2013-2014 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
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. Click here
to download and complete the Post-Baccalaureate Graduate Preparatory 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. Click here
to download and complete the Post-Baccalaureate Teaching Certification Documentation and Review Form.