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Direct Loans Application Process

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Apply for a Loan in 4 Steps

Follow these steps when applying for a Direct Stafford Loan. For more detailed information, look at the FAQs.

STEP 1

Please read the two page 2014-2015 Direct Loan Cover Page and follow all instructions!


Attend a Smart Borrower Workshop and obtain the Confirmation Form. Workshops will be offered at the Fairfield, Vacaville, and Vallejo Centers. Click here for the workshop schedules: http://www.solano.edu/financial_aid/dates.php.

STEP 2

Complete and print the Five (5) page Loan Application:


Submit these in person to the Financial Aid window, Bldg. 400 2nd floor, OR submit the Loan packet to the Vacaville or Vallejo Center.
You MUST submit your forms in person with a current Driver's License or Picture ID.

A copy of your ID will be made, and attached to your loan documents for security purposes.

DO NOT mail, fax, or send your loan documents with another person.
They will NOT be accepted!!

STEP 3

Complete the Direct Stafford Loan Entrance Counseling at:

STEP 4

Sign the Master Promissory Note with the Department of Education using your 4 digit FAFSA PIN # at: