Summer 2021 Loan Deadline

The deadline to accept or increase a Federal Direct Loan for Summer 2021 is Thursday, August 5, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. This includes Subsidized, Unsubsidized, Parent PLUS, and Graduate PLUS loans. This is a hard deadline. Our office will be unable to process any loans or increases after this date.

(This deadline does not apply to loans for the 2021-22 aid year.)

If you need assistance accepting or finalizing your loan, please reach out to us by phone 828-262-2190, email (, or you may schedule an appointment to meet with a counselor. You may also find our FAQs/User Guides useful.