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Apply for Loans

Most students have loans included in their financial aid packages. The types of loans included will depend on your eligibility. Check your financial aid award to determine which loans you have been offered. Then use the instructions below to complete the application process for those loans. Please visit the Loans section of our website for more details on the loans listed below. 

Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidized Loan

*Only required for first-time borrowers at University of Portland.

Direct Parent PLUS Loan

Direct Graduate PLUS Loan

*Only required for first-time borrowers at University of Portland.

Nursing Loan

  • Accept the loan in Self Serve Banner.
  • Complete a Nursing Loan Confirmation Form.
  • Sign a Master Promissory Note (MPN). ECSI (the servicer for your Nursing Student Loan) will email you 3-5 business days after you have completed the confirmation form with further instructions.

Eagin or Doucette Loan

  • Accept the loan in Self Serve Banner.
  • Sign a Master Promissory Note. ECSI (the servicer for your Eagin/Doucette Loan) will email you 3-5 business days after you have completed the confirmation form with further instructions.

Private/Alternative Loans

Please carefully consider exhausting Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized loan options before borrowing a private educational loan. You will not see a private loan on your award until you apply with a lender and that lender notifies our office that the application is complete and approved. The application process for private loans varies by lender. Check with your lender to clarify their application procedures. See Private + Alternative Loans for further information.