Direct PLUS (Parent) Loan Application and Instructions

Each year a student must file a FAFSA to be offered a PLUS Loan. After the student receives an award offer, the parent may apply for the PLUS Loan by filling out a PLUS Loan Application each academic year.

PLUS Loan Application for Fall 2019 and Spring 2020

For the 2019-2020 academic year, students use MySSU to accept the PLUS Loan and indicate that a parent or step-parent intends to apply for the PLUS Loan using the website. Accepting the PLUS Loan in MySSU will not result in a loan being created, but it tells the SSU Financial Aid Office that a parent or step-parent will use to begin the PLUS Loan application process. When the PLUS Loan is accepted in MySSU, we will send the student instructions by email explaining how the parent or step-parent proceeds with the application at

PLUS (Parent) Loan Change Form for Fall 2019 and Spring 2020

Use this form to reinstate a previously cancelled PLUS (Parent) Loan or to request an increase. This form is also used to reduce an accepted PLUS (Parent) Loan before disbursement of funds or to change the loan from academic year to one semester.

2019-20 PLUS (Parent) Loan Change Form

PLUS Loan Application for Summer 2019

In this downloadable form, you can use a keyboard or accessible technology to enter your responses in fillable fields. To access all of the features of the fillable form, we recommend using Adobe Acrobat Reader to open it.

Please Note: You must attach the Summer 2019 PLUS Loan Application to the Summer 2019 Financial Aid Request Form, which is available at the Financial Aid Counter on the first floor of Salazar Hall.

2018-19 Summer Direct PLUS Loan Application