Graduate/Professional PLUS Loan Application Requirements

To gain access and complete requirements, the parent borrower will be required to use their Federal Student Aid PIN (the same PIN used to sign the FAFSA).  Forgot your Federal PIN? Visit the Federal PIN web site to request or reset your PIN.

Step 1: 

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at

Step 2:

Complete a Graduate/Professional PLUS Loan Request Form online (fillable PDF) then print, sign, and return to the Loan Office via fax, email, or mail for processing.

The 2014-2015 PLUS Loan processing will begin the first week of June. The credit check is valid for 90 days and this is the earliest we can begin processing.

2014-2015 Graduate/Professional PLUS Loan Request

2013-2014 Graduate Professional PLUS Loan Request

Step 3:

Complete the PLUS Loan Master Promissory Note (MPN) online at if this is your first time borrowing a PLUS Loan.

Step 4:

Complete the PLUS Loan entrance counseling on-line at if this is your first time borrowing a PLUS Loan.

NOTE: Graduate/Professional students MUST have applied for and ACCEPTED  their annual loan maximum eligibility under the Federal Unsubsidized Direct Stafford Loan before applying for a Graduate/Professional PLUS Loan. 

The Brown University Loan Office will receive confirmation once these requirements have been completed.  You should keep copies of the confirmations for your records.