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Completing Required Loan Documents

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Completing Required Loan Documents

Before we can request your loan funds, you must complete the required loan documents. These documents require that you already have a Federal Student Aid ID (FSA ID) that acts as your electronic signature. See our video tutorial page for how to create an FSA ID, or click here for step-by-step instructions.

Federal Loan Documents are completed at https://studentaid.gov

Entrance Counseling 

  1. Sign in with your own (the student’s) FSA ID.
  2. From the home page, select that you wish to “Complete Entrance Counseling” (under “Complete Aid Process”).
  3. Select the blue START button to begin.
  4. Choose Missouri Baptist to be notified and choose Undergraduate.
  5. Proceed through the screens. You must answer the “Check Your Knowledge” questions on each page.
  6. Make sure you submit the last page.

Subsidized / Unsubsidized Master Promissory Note (MPN)

  1. If you are not already signed in, sign in with your own (the student’s) FSA ID .
  2. From the home page, select that you wish to “Complete a Subsidized/Unsubsidized Loan MPN” (under “Complete Aid Process”).
  3. Select the blue START button to begin.
  4. Proceed through the screens.
  5. Make sure you submit the last page.

Click here for detailed instructions and screenshots on how to complete a Federal Direct Student Loan Entrance Counseling and electronically sign the Loan Agreement.

Federal Parent PLUS Loan

  1. The parent who is requesting the loan must sign in with their own FSA ID.
  2. From the home page, the parent selects “Apply for a Parent PLUS Loan” (under “Apply for Aid”).
  3. Select the blue START button to begin.
  4. Proceed through the screens.
  5. Make sure you submit the last page.

Federal Direct Parent PLUS Master Promissory Note

  1. If not already signed in, the parent that is requesting the loan must sign in with his/her own FSA ID.
  2. From the home page, the parent selects that he or she wishes to Complete a “Parent PLUS MPN” (under “Complete Aid Process”).
  3. Select the blue START button to begin.
  4. Proceed through the screens.
  5. Make sure you submit the last page.

Click here for detailed instructions and screenshots on how to complete a Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loan Request and electronically sign the Loan Agreement.

Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan Application (for students who have already received a Bachelor’s Degree and are pursuing an advanced degree)

  1. Sign in with your own (the student’s) FSA ID.
  2. From the home page, the student selects “Apply for a Grad PLUS Loan” (under “Apply for Aid”).
  3. Select the blue START button to begin.
  4. Proceed through the screens.
  5. Make sure you submit the last page.

Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan Master Promissory Note

  1. If you are not already signed in, sign in with your own (the student’s) FSA ID.
  2. From the home page, select that you wish to “Complete a Grad PLUS MPN” (under “Complete Aid Process”)
  3. Select the blue START button to begin.
  4. Proceed through the screens.
  5. Make sure you submit the last page.