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Applying for a Parent Plus Loan

Parents apply for the Parent PLUS Loan on In order to log into the website, a parent will need their social security number, date of birth, federal student aid ID, and their student's loan eligibility. 

For more information on plus loans, please visit the loan section on the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships webpage.

For further assistance you can reach the office by email at

To receive a call from a Financial Aid Advisor, join our virtual line by:

  • Visiting
  • By texting OFAS to 805-585-5821
  • Using the "Qless" app on your mobile device


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