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Accepting Loans


To accept your student loans, go to My Aid Status and proceed to the Student Loan Tab. You will also need to complete any loan requirements associated with the loan you are accepting.

Graduate students who want to use their Graduate Plus Loan must apply for for it on



Parents apply for the Parent PLUS Loan at 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. You can read more about this on the Financial Aid website.

For more information please visit the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships website. 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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