Financial Aid Checklist

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After you have completed the FAFSA, been admitted to the UO, and received your award letter, complete the checklist below.

Award Letter

Review your financial aid award and accept loans and work-study
Create a budget using your financial aid award 

Loans

Students: accept loans
Entrance counseling and Master Promissory Note required for first-time borrowers
Parents: request the Parent PLUS (if applicable)
Master Promissory Note required for first-time borrowers
Graduate students: request the Graduate PLUS (if applicable)
Entrance counseling and Master Promissory Note required for first-time borrowers

Required

Report any and all scholarships and other financial resources
Review the eligibility requirements and your responsibilities as a financial aid recipient

Important

Review your enrollment level to make sure your aid will disburse 
Check DuckWeb for your current eligibility and requirements
Set up direct deposit and authorized payers
Confirm disbursement of financial aid and scholarships and review your bill on DuckWeb