Apply for Federal Direct Loans

1. Login to your CUNYfirst account.  Instructions to apply for loan go here

2. For questions about your loans please send email

3. Loan repayment, deferment or forbearance information go here

4. To complete online entrance or exit counseling click here

  • How to complete entrance counseling video from Federal Student Aid click here
  • How to complete exit counseling video from Federal Student Aid click here

5. Interest Rates for Direct Loans 2023-2024 go here

6. Tips to help avoid default payments click here

7. 2023-2024 Additional Federal Loan Request Form go here

If you would like to make adjustments to your application, contact financial aid representative to complete an adjustment form.

The deadline to apply for a Fall only William D. Ford Direct Loan is Friday, December 8, 2023.  



Information for Borrowers

Contact Us

Colston Hall [CO], Room 504
Phone: 718-289-5700
Fax: 718-289-6303


FAFSA Code: 002692
TAP Code: 1400

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