A new PLUS Loan application process will be implemented beginning with the 2015/2016 Academic Year. Visit our PLUS application page to learn more.

NEW Federal Login Process: Effective May 10, 2015, you'll need to create a new FSA ID to replace your Federal PIN Number! There is a new login process for the federal websites (FAFSA, StudentLoans.gov, NSLDS). View the FSA ID Guide to learn more.

May 2015 Graduates:  You'll have requirements to complete between April 15th - May 4th.  Visit our Exit Counseling page to learn more.  Learn about Loan Repayment & use our resources to understand your options.

Your Loans & Refunds:  Most loans for the spring semester have already been disbursed (paid to your student account).  If you have a credit balance on your student account, think about reducing the amount you've borrowed.
Send a detailed email to loans@brown.edu to reduce your loan amount.  If you actually need the full amount, request an electronic student account refund through the Bursar's Office.

Quick Links

Before You Borrow

Financing Options & Borrowing Wisely  Loan Repayment Calculator
Loan Application Process & Disbursement Glossary & Definitions
PLUS Loans Application Process Financial Literacy

At Graduation or Leave Taking

Things to consider & Graduation Guide Exit Counseling Grace Period

Repay Your Loans

Planning Your Repayment Postpone Repayment (Deferment/Forbearance)
Loan Repayment Plans Cancellation & Discharge
Loan Servicers & Making Payments Consolidation
Understanding Interest Avoid Default & Keep Loans Current

What We Do

As part of Financial Services, the Loan Office assists students in meeting the cost of education and managing the repayment of educational loans. We help students make informed borrowing decisions, complete loan requirements, and understand the loan process. We are part of the Get Your Bearings Committee & help deliver financial literacy information to the Brown Community.

Call, Email, or Visit!

Contact us for help navigating the loan process, understanding your repayment options, or for help in bringing your loans current.


Our office emails important information to students' Brown email accounts. If you're looking for an update on your loan status, see if we have emailed you recently to help you complete the loan process