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Accept Your Awards

Your financial aid award offer is now available in the Student Portal.  Follow these directions to access your award information, report additional outside resources, download Parent Plus Information forms, and accept/decline your federal student loan awards.

If your parents intend to accept any or all of the Federal Direct Parent Plus Loan that is offered, (s)he must complete the PLUS Request Process at www.studentloans.gov after the PLUS Loan funds have been accepted at your MyCentral portal.

To log on to your account:

  1. Go to the MyCentral portal
    • Log in (First time users, see MyCentral Passwords for instructions for setting your Password).
  2. Go to the Student Services tab in the UCM Financial Aid box:
    • Select Award
    • Select Financial Aid Package for Award
    • Select Aid Year: Award year 13/14
    • Select Accept Awards offer
    • Award Decision: Please make selection from Undecided/Accept/Decline. You may choose to accept less than the amount offered by entering the amount
    in the box to the right.


Important Student Loan Information

  • Complete Master Promissory Note (if accepting loan for the first time) online at http://studentloans.gov (requires PIN used to file the FAFSA). Please allow one week after accepting your award offer before attempting to access this web site.

  • Complete Loan Entrance Counseling (if first-time direct loan borrower) online at http://studentloans.gov.

  • If you have been awarded a Perkins Loan and have indicated that you intend to accept all or a portion of this loan you may print a Perkins Loan Master Promissory Note (MPN) from SFS Forms and Documents. The completed MPN may be mailed or dropped of in our office.