Entrance Counseling and Promissory Notes

Please wait to complete the following until after May 15, 2020.


Entrance Counseling

Instructions for completing Entrance Counseling for Federal Loans:

  • Log into the Federal Student Aid website using your FSA ID and password (the same one as for the FAFSA)
  • Select 'Complete Loan Counseling'
  • Select 'Start' next to 'Entrance Counseling (Required)'
  • Add a school to notify by selecting the very first CWRU option for the School Code, G03024 - be sure to click 'Notify School'
  • Select your Student Type as graduate or professional student

You will only have to do this once during your time in medical school

Master Promissory Notes

Instructions for completing Master Promissory Notes for Federal Loans:

  • Log into the Federal Student Aid website using your FSA ID and password (the same one as for the FAFSA)
  • Select 'Complete Loan Agreement (Master Promissory Note)'
  • At this point, you will have the choice between:
    • 'MPN for Subsidized/Unsubsidized Loans'
      • Do this MPN if you plan to borrow either of the Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan and/or Additional Direct Unsubsidized Loan
    • 'PLUS MPN for Graduate/Professional Students'
      • Do this MPN if you plan to borrow the GradPLUS Loan
  • Add a school to notify by selecting the very first CWRU option for the School Code, G03024 

You will only have to do this once during your time in medical school