Transfer Student Financial Aid Information
The current status of your financial aid award may be viewed on MyUAlbany. Please monitor your "To-Do" items. Items that are not completed may prevent processing of your award.
- If you have been offered and are interested in receiving any of the following awards, you must logon to MyUAlbany to accept the award offer for:
- Federal Direct Loans
- Federal Perkins Loans
- Federal Work-Study
- Athletic Scholarships
- For Direct Loans, you must complete the Master Promissory Note (MPN) and Entrance Counseling at
www.studentloans.gov. These steps are required for all first time UAlbany Direct Loan borrowers. You
should only need to complete the MPN and Entrance Counseling once while attending UAlbany. Please
note the MPN is your promise to repay all Direct Loan funds borrowed while attending college. The
Entrance Counseling helps you understand what a Direct Loan is and key elements of the program.
- For Federal Perkins Loans, you must complete a separate Entrance Counseling/Master Promissory Note (MPN). You will be mailed specific Federal Perkins Entrance Counseling and MPN completion instructions to your permanent address as listed on your MyUAlbany. Please note the Federal Perkins MPN is your promise to repay all Federal Perkins loan funds borrowed while attending college.
Application for Financial Aid: It is not too late to apply. You may qualify for Federal or State loans and/or grants. Complete the FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov
and list the University at Albany’s school code (002835). The Financial
Aid Office will review your application and notify you of your
you will receive aid/scholarships from any source outside of the
University, please send a copy of the official notification letter to
the Office of Financial Aid, CC G26. Please be sure to include your name
and Albany ID. You will be notified of any award adjustments via your
University at Albany email.
- Click on "Parent Quick Links" for information on how to apply for the Direct Parent PLUS. The application
and PLUS Master Promissory Note are required in order for the Financial Aid Office to properly process
your Direct Parent PLUS request.
Questions? Additional detailed information is available on the Student Financial Center (SFC) website. The Student Financial Center is available by phone at (518) 442-3202, by email at email@example.com and in person at the Campus Center, Ground Floor, G26.