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Fall Fest Presentation

Did you miss the presentation we gave at Fall Fest? Or did you catch it and just want to review all the helpful tips that we covered? Then download a copy of the presentation by clicking here!


An Additional Adivising Location

The Multicultural Success Center and the Office of Student Financial Services will continue to partner this fall. A Financial Aid Counselor is available for walk-in advising every Tuesday & Thursday, from 9-11 a.m. in Taylor Hall, room UC115. Feel free to visit us at this additional location to inquire about financial aid and to turn in forms.


Loan Origination Fees

The Loan Origination Fee has changed for Federal Direct Loans disbursed on or after October 1, 2014. For Subsidized/Unsubsidized Federal Stafford Loans the new fee is 1.073% and for Federal Parent/Grad PLUS Loans it is 4.292%. NOTE: This change does not affect 2013-2014 academic year loans that have already had a fall disbursement.


2014-2015 Federal Direct Loan Interest Rates

For the 2014-2015 academic year federal student loan interest rates are:

     •  4.66% fixed for undergraduate level
        Subsidized Unsubsidized Federal Stafford

     •  6.21% fixed for graduate level Unsubsidized
        Federal Stafford Loans

     •  7.21% fixed for Federal Parent PLUS Loans
        Federal Graduate PLUS Loans

For information about federal student loan interest rates visit


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