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Financial Aid Office
Murray State University
500 Sparks Hall
Murray, KY 42071-3312

msu.sfa@murraystate.edu 

(270) 809-2546 
(800) 272-4678, ext 3
(270) 809-3116, fax

Office Hours
University closure dates
Monday - Friday 

January - May
8:00 am - 4:30 pm CST

June - July
7:30 am - 4:00 pm CST

August - December
8:00 am - 4:30 pm CST

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our office in better serving our customers and meeting their financial
aid needs.&nbsp; We would appreciate if you would please take a moment to
complete the brief satisfaction survey.&nbsp; Your feedback is valuable to
allow our office to improve and continue providing quality assistance.&nbsp;
Your response is anonymous.&nbsp; Please complete the survey by clicking <a target="blank" href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/msufaosurvey">here</a>.</p>
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The Financial Aid Office is conducting a survey to assist our office in better serving our customers and meeting their financial aid needs.  We would appreciate if you would please take a moment to complete the brief satisfaction survey.  Your feedback is valuable to allow our office to improve and continue providing quality assistance.  Your response is anonymous.  Please complete the survey by clicking here.

Loans are forms of funding that have to be paid back to your lender. Your lender may be the school or the Federal Government.  You must sign a promissory note to receive a loan.  For more information, visit Student Aid on the Web.

 

Financial Aid Loan Types

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  • Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loan

  • Federal Direct PLUS Loan for Graduate and Professional Students

  • Federal Direct Subsidized Loan

  • Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan

  • Federal Perkins Loan

  • Nursing Loan

  • Owen Loan

  • Private Loans-Fast Choice

Loan Counseling

In order to receive the Federal Direct Subsidized, Unsubsidized, and Graduate PLUS loans, you must complete entrance counseling.  Once you are no longer at least 1/2 time, you must complete direct loan exit counseling for the Federal Direct Subsidized, Unsubsidized, and Graduate PLUS loans.

 

Loan Promissory Notes

In order to receive the loans, a promissory note but be signed. 

To receive the Federal Direct Subsidized, Unsubsidized, Parent PLUS, and Graduate PLUS loans, visit the Student Loan website to sign the promissory note.

In order to receive the Federal Perkins, Nursing, or Owen loan, after you accept your Perkins loan on your myGate portal, the next day, you will receive an email and a website to visit to sign the promissory note.

 

Loan Repayment

Loan Repayment Information

 

Murray State University Loan Code of Conduct

The belief that you or any other student should not be denied an education because of financial need is the cornerstone of the student financial aid program at Murray State. Upon this cornerstone is built a foundation of financial opportunities which include grants, loans, part-time employment and scholarships. This foundation supports Murray State's desire to provide educational opportunities for all qualified students.

Code of Conduct

 

Financial Aid Awareness-Know Your Finances!

Being aware of your financial situation is one step closer to managing your finances. Below is a link to assist you in understanding your finances.

 

Financial Awareness Counseling (this is not entrance counseling)
(select "Financial Awareness Counseling" under "Tools and Resources")


 


Direct Lending

Direct Loan Comparison Chart

Frequently Asked Questions for Direct Lending


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