Office of Student Financial Aid

Loan and TEACH Grant Checklist and Links

For TEACH Grant and all loans except Parent or Graduate PLUS:

  • Accept, decline or reduce your loan through the myUT Portal - My Toolkit. 

Federal Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidized Stafford Loans:

  • Complete Stafford Loan Entrance Counseling.  Using your PIN, login to studentloans.gov to complete.
  • Complete the Stafford Loan Master Promissory Note (MPN).  Using your PIN, login to studentloans.gov to complete.

Federal Direct Parent or Graduate PLUS Loans:

  • Complete the "Request a Direct PLUS Loan" process by using your PIN (parent needs to use the parent's PIN) to login to studentloans.gov.
  • Complete the PLUS Loan Master Promissory Note (MPN).  Using your PIN (parent needs to use the parent's PIN), login to studentloans.gov to complete.
  • Complete the Graduate Entrance Loan Counseling (Graduate PLUS borrowers ONLY).  Using your PIN, login to studentloans.gov to complete.

Federal Perkins Loans:

If this is your first Perkins Loan at The University of Toledo you will receive an email once you have accepted your Perkins Loan.  This email will include instructions for completing the required Perkins Loan Entrance Counseling and Master Promissory Note (MPN)  through ECSI. 

TEACH Grants:

  • Complete the TEACH Grant Initial and Subsequent Counseling at My TEACH Grant.
  • Complete the TEACH Grant Agreement to Serve (ATS) at My TEACH Grant.

Exit Counseling for Stafford, Graduate PLUS Loans and TEACH Grants (required once you graduate or cease at least half time enrollment):

 Loan Servicing Centers for Borrowers 

Contact information for federal servicing centers can be found here.

Federal Student Aid (FSA) Ombudsman Group of the U.S. Department of Education (ED). The Ombudsman Group is a neutral, informal, and confidential resource to help resolve disputes about your federal student loans. 

 

 

 

 

Last Updated: 11/1/16