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3 Steps Before Fall!!!

If you are an admitted student for the fall 2012 semester, there are a few things to keep in mind that you will need to do BEFORE August 1st, if you haven’t already:

1.  Fill out your FAFSA!  do this online at www.fafsa.ed.gov  Stetson COL’s school code is E00342. 

2.  Log on to your banner web account:  Accept the Terms and Conditions for Receiving Financial aid and accept, decline or partially accept your loans!
***Be sure to accept the lowest interest rate loan first: Unsubsidized Stafford loan is a 6.8% interest rate and 1% origination fee.  Then accept only WHAT YOU NEED of the higher interest rate loan: the Graduate Plus at 7.9% and 4% origination fee.***

3.  Do you Loan Entrance Counseling and sign your Master Promissory Note(s) online.  You will sign TWO MPN’s if you are taking both Stafford and Graduate Plus loans out. 

Please do this all as soon as you can before August 1st to ensure that your financial aid pays out onto your account in a timely manner.  :)