Federal Direct Loan (DL) Stafford Loan Process
Students meeting eligibility requirements may go online to download and print a Loan Request Form. Forms are also available at any TVCC Financial Aid Office. Federal Direct Loans will not be processed until the Athens Financial Aid Office receives a completed Loan Request Form and the student has signed his/her Direct Loan Master Promissory Note. Your FAFSA PIN is required to E-Sign your Direct Loan Master Promissory Note.
1. Complete and Return Loan Request Form to Athens Financial Aid Office via fax (903-675-6345), email (email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org) 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: https://studentloans.gov/myDirectLoan/index.action 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.