UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Perkins Process

First-time Perkins Loan Borrower Instructions
If you are borrowing the Perkins Loan for the first time at UW-River Falls, you must complete the Federal Perkins Loan Entrance Counseling and sign a Master Promissory Note (MPN).

Step 1: Accept Federal Perkins Loan

  1. From your eSIS home page (your Student Center), click on View Financial Aid.
  2. Choose the correct aid year.
  3. Click on Accept/Decline Awards. Click on the "Accept" box next to the loan if you want the full amount. To decrease the amount, click on the "Accept" box and enter your desired lesser amount.
  4. Click Submit when finished.

Step 2: Entrance Counseling and Master Promissory Note (MPN) 
This step will not be available online until 36 hours after you accept the Perkins Loan in your eSIS account. Also, for a Perkins Loan for 2011-12, this step will become available starting July 1, 2011. Please read below and follow the link. 

The goal of this required online tutorial is to make sure you understand your rights and responsibilities of borrowing a Perkins loan. As you are completing the Entrance Counseling and MPN, you will need your Social Security Number; PIN from the U.S. Department of Education; and addresses and phone numbers for references. The electronic signature includes a check box plus your legal name. 
Complete Perkins Loan Entrance Counseling and MPNlink.

 


 

Previous Perkins Loan Borrower Instructions 
If you have previously borrowed a Perkins Loan from UW-River Falls and are offered a Perkins Loan for 2010-11, you may accept the loan in your eSIS.

Step 1: Accept Federal Perkins Loan

  • From your eSIS home page (your Student Center), click on View Financial Aid.
  • Choose the correct aid year.
  • Click on Accept/Decline Awards. Click on the "Accept" box next to the loan if you want the full amount. To decrease the amount, click on the "Accept" box and enter your desired lesser amount.
  • Click Submit when finished.