Direct Parent Plus Loans
Federal Parent Loan for Undergraduate Students (PLUS) are low-interest loans specifically for parents to help pay for the cost of a student's education after high school.
Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loan
Maximum of total costs less other financial aid
Read Parent PLUS loan FAQs.
PLUS Loan Authorization Instructions
If you have been awarded a PLUS Loan, please follow these steps to accept the award:
The Direct Loan Program will send you a loan disclosure statement once your loan has been processed. It will show the total amount of your loan, the disbursement amounts and the estimated disbursement dates.
NOTE: Lender for Federal Stafford and PLUS loans
The lender for the Federal Direct Stafford loans and PLUS loans changed in 2009 to the U.S. Department of Education—not a bank or financial institution.