Private Education Loan Self-Certification

Application Form Information

Applications for private education loans are made by the student through individual lenders. These lenders are required by law to obtain a Private Education Loan Applicant Self-Certification Form (PDF) from the applicant prior to disbursing a private education loan.

Instructions:

  1. Obtain the Private Education Loan Applicant Self-Certification Form from your lender, or print the form from the link above.
  2. In Section 2 of the form provide your Cost of Attendance and Estimated Financial Assistance.  *
  3. Complete Sections 3 and 4 of the form.
  4. Submit the completed form to your lender; do not submit this form to the Office of Financial Aid and Student Accounts.


*   To obtain your Cost of Attendance for Section 2, Item A:

  • If you filed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA):
    • Login in to PCSTAR [Opens in New Window].
    • Select “Student Services and Financial Aid” from the PCSTAR Main Menu.
    • Select “Financial Aid”.
    • Select “Cost of Attendance”. For a full year loan, enter the “Total” as your cost of attendance on Section 2A of the form.
  • If you did not file a FAFSA or if your Cost of Attendance is not available on PCSTAR

To obtain your Estimated Financial Assistance for Section 2, Item B:

  • Login in to PCSTAR [Opens in New Window].
  • Select “Student Services and Financial Aid” from the PCSTAR Main Menu.
  • Select “Financial Aid”.
  • Select “Award Information”.
  • Select “Awards by Aid Year” and make a note of your Total Financial Aid Award.
  • Select “Resources/Additional Information” and make a note of Total Expected Resources.
  • Add the Total Financial Aid Award and the Total Expected Resources. This is your Estimated Financial Assistance for Section 2B of the form.

Complete Section 2, Item C following the instructions on the form.

(Cost of Attendance – Estimated Financial Assistance = Item C)