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Types of Loans Available

Students and parents have a number of loan options, which may be offered as part of your financial aid award offer or “package.”  Please note that students must be registered for at least 6 credits to receive loan funding, and must maintain 6 or more credits of enrollment to avoid going into repayment of loans. 

There are two kinds of education loans. Federal loans and alternative (or private) loans:

How to Accept Your Loans

  • Login to BU Brain (login instructions on webpage).
  • At the Main Menu, click on the Financial Aid tab. 
  • Select Award and appropriate aid year.
  • Go to Award Overview to VIEW and/or PRINT your award offer.
  • Ensure aid appears on the bill.

Last Updated: 10/15/18