Federal Direct Loan (DL) Stafford Loan Process
1. Complete and Return Loan Request Form to Athens Financial Aid Office via fax (903-675-6345), email (firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com) or mail (Attention: Financial Aid, 100 Cardinal Drive, Athens, TX 75751).
2. Complete online loan entrance counseling and E-Sign Direct Loan Master Promissory Note at: http://www.studentloans.gov/ using your FSA ID & Password. The Direct Loan Master Promissory Note is valid for Federal Direct (DL) Stafford Loans at educational institutions participating in the Federal Direct Loan Program for a period of 10 years.