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Fall Financial Aid Checklist

Below is a list of common tasks that should be completed prior to the start of classes. Students should sign in to the K-State Student Information System, or KSIS, to check if these tasks are assigned.

Common Tasks in KSIS:

To-Do Item or TaskDescription
Entrance CounselingAs a first-time loan borrower, you must complete Loan Entrance Counseling prior to the disbursement of a Federal Direct Student Loan. Complete Entrance Counseling at studentloans.gov.
DL Master Promissory NoteYou must complete the Federal Direct Loan Master Promissory Note (MPN) to receive your federal subsidized or unsubsidized student loan. See instructions for Federal Direct Loan Promissory Note.
Document Academic CredentialsTo receive federal financial assistance, you must provide official, school issued, documentation of your academic credentials. The type of documentation that will meet this requirement will depend upon your academic history. Find out what documentation suits your academic history.
Parent PLUS Promissory NoteTo receive the Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loan, your parent who completed the Parent PLUS Loan application must complete a Master Promissory Note (MPN).
Endorse Private ScholarshipA private scholarship check has been received from you or a donor which needs your endorsement.  Please stop by 104 Fairchild to endorse the check.  Once endorsed, the funds will be disbursed to your student account.
Award Notification ResponseA financial aid offer has been made to you. We encourage you to respond to your student aid offers by signing in to KSIS.