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2008–2009 Parent Loan for
Financial Aid Office Summer Undergraduate Students
University of California, Santa Cruz (PLUS) Application
UCSC Student’s ID Number UCSC Student’s Last Name First Name
FEDERAL DIRECT PARENT LOAN FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS (PLUS)
A 2008-2009 FAFSA must be filed to process this loan request.
PARENT LOAN (PLUS) REqUEST. Note: One applicant only per application. This loan request is for the complete 2008-2009 academic
year unless you request one or two specific quarters only.
1) What is your relationship to the student? _____________________________________________________
2) Parent Borrower Name ___________________________________________________________________
First Name Middle Name Last Name
3) Parent Address ________________________________________________________________
City State Zip Code
4) Parent Borrower Social Security Number
5) Parent Date of Birth ___/____/____
Month Day Year
6) Home Phone ( _____ ) _____________________________ Daytime Phone ( _____ ) _____________________________
7) Email Address _____________________________________
8) Loan Amount Requested $___________________________ (If left blank, loan will be processed for maximum eligibility.)
9) PLUS loans pay any outstanding charges on the student’s UCSC billing account first. Funds remaining are sent to the parent borrower via a
If you prefer the remaining funds be given to the student named at the top of this page, check the following box:
No changes may be made during the year once the application is processed.
EXCEPTION: Is your student participating this year in the Education Abroad Program? (EAP) Yes No
If YES, in all instances, proceeds from a PLUS will be sent directly to the parent borrower via a check. UCSC does not bill EAP students; they
are billed through UC’s main EAP Office (UOEAP) in Goleta, CA. (PLUS proceeds cannot be transmitted to UOEAP or a foreign country.)
10) Check only one below:
U.S. Permanent Resident or other eligible non-citizen* Alien Registration #____________________________________
(STOP: Please attach both front and back sides of supporting documentation - see “*” below)
* Verification of non-citizen status: If you indicated that you are an eligible non-citizen, yOU mUST ATTACh supporting
documentation. Please resubmit your supporting documentation each year, even if you have submitted documentation in prior years.
Acceptable documents include a Permanent Resident Card, I-94 showing proper designation, or a Passport stamped “Processed for I-551.”
Parent Signature _______________________________________________________ Date _____________________
The interest rate for this loan is currently 7.9% with an origination fee of 2.5%. The interest rate is adjusted July 1 of each year.
For repayment information, see the following web site: http://www.ed.gov/DirectLoan/ or call 1-800-848-0979.
RETURN TO: UCSC Financial Aid Office, 205 Hahn Student Services Building, 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95064
Phone: (831) 459-2963 Web: http://financialaid.ucsc.edu For your protection and security, please do not email forms.
For Office use only:
Parent ID # _________________ Part 1 + Part 2 initials_______ date_______________ Part 3 initials_______ date_____________
NEED A PARENT PLUS LOAN?
Review the following steps to understand the process:
Complete application: “2008–2009 Parent Loan for Undergraduate Students (PLUS)”
Calculate your PLUS loan eligibility:
Total budget (cost of attendance on your Student Portal)
- Total student aid (loans, grants, scholarships, etc.)
= PLUS eligibility for the academic year.
NOTE: If question #8 on the front side of this form is left blank, the loan will be processed
for the maximum amount. This loan is for all three quarters of the 2008-2009 academic year.
Submit this (PLUS) application to the UCSC Financial Aid Office at 205 hahn Student
Services Building, 1156 high Street, Santa Cruz, CA, 95064. Allow a minimum of 30
days for processing.
Submit this application by August 1, 2008 to receive funds in time for Fall Quarter.
The parent (PLUS) loan request form will be processed by UCSC and transmitted to the
Department of Education for credit check and approval.
The Department of Education will send notification to UCSC and parent of loan ap-
Parent must complete a Master Promissory Note (MPN) at the following web site in order
for PLUS funds to be disbursed: http://dlenote.ed.gov.
The Department of Education will send notification to UCSC that the electronic Master
Promissory Note (MPN) has been completed and accepted.
If denied, the parent may pursue a co-signer. Please contact the Department of Education
for details at 1-800-433-3243 or see http://www.ed.gov/Direct Loan/ for
Funds will disburse to the student’s billing account. Any PLUS funds remaining after tuition,
fees, housing, etc. are paid will be given to the student or parent depending on which box is
checked in question #9. Changes to refund disbursements cannot be made after the loan has
been processed. If the student is on EAP, the funds always go to the parent.
Only one MPN is needed if the same parent applies for the loan year after year.
If parent has a co-signer, a new MPN must be done each year.