Next Steps for Perkins Loan Borrowers
1. Promissory Notes - If your financial aid award includes a Federal Perkins Loan, you will need to complete an electronic Master Promissory Note online at https://www.acs-education.com/CS/Jsp/cpsesign/welcome.jsp. Your promissory note is an annual note for the amount of Perkins that you borrow for the award year. You must complete a new promissory note for each additional award year that you accept a Perkins Loan while in attendance at UCR. You may view the aggregate amount that you have borrowed at the ACS Perkins Loan Financial Counselor website. This requirement applies to both new and repeat Perkins Loan borrowers.
2. Loan Entrance Counseling - All Perkins Loan recipients are required to complete loan entrance counseling annually prior to disbursement of your loan funds. Pre-loan counseling is available online at https://www.fc.campusoncall.com/cgi-bin/home.pl?campus=ucr. We recommend that you access this website to complete loan entrance counseling as soon as possible. No loan funds will be applied to payment of fees or disbursed in financial aid refunds until loan entrance counseling has been completed . Questions regarding pre-loan counseling may be directed to the Student Business Services Office at (951) 827-3200.
If you wish to use your Perkins Loan funds to pay your fall fees, please complete these steps no later than September 1 of the academic year for which you are applying.