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Direct PLUS Loan

Financial Aid

Direct PLUS Loan

Dependent Students

If your parent is interested in borrowing a Direct PLUS Loan, the parent applying for the loan must follow the steps below.
  • Go to
  • Click on the blue Sign In button.
  • The parent that will be borrowing the PLUS Loan will log-in using their FSA ID.
  • On the navigation bar on the left hand side of the screen click on ‘Apply for a PLUS Loan’ and choose ‘Complete PLUS Request for Parents’.
  • Select the Award year.
  • Enter the Dependent Student and loan information.
  • Enter the borrower information.
  • Review all information provided to verify that it is correct.
  • Consent to credit check and submit the application.
  • If credit is approved, select the option to complete a MPN.
  • If credit is denied, you may find an endorser for the loan or the student may contact Financial Aid at or (406) 496-4223 to discuss additional Direct Unsubsidized Loan options; or the family may want to explore alternative/private loan options on FASTChoice.