Instructions for Accepting Your Financial Aid Award

Instructions for Accepting your Financial Aid

  1. Login to U-Online
  2. Select Student Financial Services
  3. Select Award and then Award by Year
  4. In the Select Aid Year drop-down box, select desired Award Year and Submit.

Set Up Your UNE Accounts

In order to receive vital Student Financial Services communications and complete financial aid process requirements, you must set up your UNE accounts as soon as possible.

How to set up your UNE Accounts

Accepting Aid is a 2-Step Process

  1. Terms and Conditions (Tab 4) Review and accept (must be done first)
  2. Accept Award Offer (Tab 5)
    • Accept full amount of awards (at bottom of award)
    • Decline your award (to prevent further reminders)
    • Accept a Portion of the offered aid. Select Accept from the drop-down box and enter in Accept Partial Amount field.
      • If you accept a partial amount, the loan will be split evenly over the terms it has been awarded. Email Student Financial Services in writing if you want an uneven split to the loan. Loan requests cannot exceed semester thresholds.

First Time Recipients

If this is your first time receiving federal financial aid at UNE, there are additional requirements:

Title IV Authorization

  • Go to Resources/Additional Information (Tab 3)
  • Read the paragraph under Additional Information.
  • Answer, “Do you authorize UNE to apply Title IV funds to non-educational charges?” 
  • Choose Authorize or DeclineClick Submit.

Federal Requirements

  • Go to studentloans.gov. Choose what type of student you are.
  • Complete Entrance Counseling.
  • Complete Master Promissory Note for each type of loan borrowed (i.e. Direct and PLUS)

For Endorsed PLUS Loans

The Borrower must complete PLUS Credit Counseling (in addition to Entrance Counseling). A separate MPN must be completed if multiple PLUS loans exist for the academic year.

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