Admissions & Aid

Federal Perkins Loans

The Perkins Loan is a subsidized federal loan. Eligibility is based on financial need as determined by the FAFSA.

 Loan Process

If you are eligible to take out a Perkins Loan, it will be included on your financial aid package.

All Students

  • If you were awarded the Federal Perkins Loan you will need to accept or reject your loan through your student portal. To finalize this loan, it is required that you complete the loan confirmation. This can be completed on-line at once you receive an e-mail from University Accounting Services (UAS). 

IMPORTANT: please do not use Google Chrome to access as the browser will not work for this process.

  • Please sign-in using the same Federal PIN that you used to complete the FAFSA. You may also receive an e-mail from University Accounting Services (UAS) requesting the completion of the documents listed below. The email will be sent to your preferred email address in your Alma Portal, so please make sure that your preferred email address is up to date.

First time borrowers

  • Additionally you will need to complete the Promissory Note through

Once you accept the Perkins Loan—which you can do by returning a signed paper copy of your financial aid package or indicating acceptance on your Inside Alma portal—you will receive an email from University Accounting Services (UAS) providing instructions on how to sign your master promissory note (MPN) on