Deadline to Accept Loans for Summer 2017


For Student Subsidized/Unsubsidized Loans

Step 1:  Review and Accept/Decline Your Financial Aid Awards

All students awarded a Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidized Loan or Federal Work Study must log into EKU Direct to accept/decline those awards.  The following are the steps to take to review your awards.

  1. Log into EKU Direct
  2. Click on the following links:
  •  Financial Aid
  •  View Awards
  •  Accept/Decline Awards
  •  Select Award year 2016-2017 - for Summer 2017
  •  Click on Accept Award Offer tab at top
  •  Review award(s) and accept/reduce/decline following the instructions provided.

If at any time you wish to have your award changed, you should contact EKU's Office of Student Financial Assistance.

Step 2:  Complete Loan Entrance Counseling

  1. Login at using the student's FSA ID.
  2. Click on Complete Entrance Counseling.
  3. Provide requested information.

NOTE:  If you have previously completed entrance counseling for another school, you can have your confirmation forwarded to EKU.  The student should login at, select ‘View Completed Counseling’, next to Sub/Unsub Entrance click ‘Select School’, choose EKU from the dropdown menu and ‘Submit’.

 Step 3:  Sign a Master Promissory Note

  1. Login at using the student's FSA ID.
  2. Click on 'Complete Master Promissory Note'
  3. Select’ Subsidized/Unsubsidized’
  4. Provide requested information.

For Parent PLUS Loan

In order to accept the Federal Parent PLUS loan your parent MUST:

  1. Login at using parent's information (parent must have their FSA ID).
  2. Click on Request a Direct PLUS loan and choose Parent PLUS.
  3. Select Academic Year '2016-2017' for Spring 2017
  4. If approved, click on Complete a PLUS loan Master Promissory Note (MPN) and choose Parent PLUS.

Please note that PLUS loans can no longer be accepted through EKU Direct.