Direct Loans

Beginning Summer 2010, the University of North Florida will participate in the Federal Direct Loan Program. This change will eliminate borrowing from private lenders for all Stafford and PLUS loans. Loans originated through UNF will be disbursed directly by the federal government. The Direct Loan Program offers an easier and more efficient process for our borrowers and, in some cases, it may cost less. The questions and answers below should provide a broad understanding of how this program works.