Apply for a PLUS Loan
- Go to the Federal Student Loan website: www.studentloans.gov
- Sign in using the parent FSA ID. The FSA ID is new as of May 10, 2015 and is used to access Federal Student Aid sites (e.g. www.fafsa.ed.gov and www.studentloans.gov).
- Click on Request a PLUS Loan.
Note: If a parent is determined ineligible to borrow through the Federal Direct PLUS Loan Program, the student may be eligible for an Additional Unsubsidized Federal Direct Stafford Loan. First and second year students are eligible for up to an additional $4,000 per year, while third, fourth, and fifth year students are eligible for up to an additional $5,000 per year.