Student Borrowers

Both undergraduate and graduate students must maintain at least half-time enrollment in order to retain eligibility for all federal loans. Graduate students who are enrolled in less than six credits and have been approved by their advisor for full or part-time equivalency are eligible for federal loans.

Follow the steps below to secure your Direct Loan(s). Be sure to follow all steps to avoid a delay in the processing of your loan(s). You can also download our checklist for students and parents.

We encourage you to check your NYU Student Center To-Do List periodically to see what may be outstanding or missing. 

Parent Borrowers

Undergraduate students must maintain at least half-time enrollment in order to retain eligibility for all federal loans including the Parent PLUS Loan.

Follow the steps below to secure your Direct Loan(s). Be sure to follow all steps to avoid a delay in the processing of your loan(s). You can also download our checklist for students and parents.

We encourage you to check your NYU Student Center To-Do List periodically to see what may be outstanding or missing.

For more information, visit the FedLoan Servicing website where you can: 

  • Make online payments
  • View account balances
  • Change billing options
  • Enroll in electronic services