Signing Your MPN - Student
Undergraduate and Graduate Students
Electronic Master Promissory Note (eMPN)
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Entrance Loan Counseling - If this is your first academic year at Kent State (including transfer students), you are required to complete Entrance Loan Counseling- complete Step #2 below. If you attended Kent State University in a previous academic year and borrowed a Federal Direct Loan, you are exempt from the Entrance Counseling requirement.
Electronic Master Promissory Note (eMPN) - if you signed the Federal Direct Loan eMPN (either the electronic or paper version) in a previous year and that promissory note is currently valid, you are not required to sign again. The eMPN is a promissory note that can be used to borrow one or more Direct Loans for one or more academic years (up to 10 years) – complete Step #3 below.
YOU MUST FULLY COMPLETE ALL THREE STEPS
Note: You will need your Department of Education Personal Identification Number (PIN) to complete both of the steps outlined below. This is the same PIN that you utilize to sign your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). If you do not know your PIN, visit the PIN website at www.pin.ed.gov.Step #2 ENTRANCE LOAN COUNSELING - Entrance Counseling will help you understand your Direct Loan. To complete the entrance counseling tutorial and quiz, access the Department of Education website at http://studentloans.gov. You must use your Department of Education PIN to sign in on this Web site.
Step #3 ELECTRONICALLY SIGN YOUR PROMISSORY NOTE - To electronically sign, you must access the Department of Education website at http://studentloans.gov. The signature process is completed once you can view the screen that indicates SUCCESS! Now Print Your MPN. This screen will appear after you have completed all the steps for eMPN signing
Your Electronic Master Promissory Note will be automatically forwarded to the Student Financial Aid Office from Direct Loans within 5-7 business days from date of signing.
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