Accept Your Financial Aid

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How to Accept Your Financial Aid

1. To accept or decline your loan,

  • Go to www.njcu.edu and click on the GothicNet menu choice at the top of the page.
  • Sign in to GothicNet.
  • Look under My Menu and click on Students, then click on Student Center.
  • Look under Finances, click on Accept/Decline Awards and select the Aid Year.
  • On the Award Package page, check off the boxes next to loans you wish to accept.
  • Once you click the “accept” box for a loan, you can reduce the loan amount by changing it in the accepted column.
  • Then, click Submit. Then you must click YES to submit the request in order to complete the transaction.
  • You should receive a Student Confirmation page which verifies that your submission was successful.

2. To complete the Direct Loan Master Promissory Note (required),

  • Go to https://studentloans.gov,
  • Sign in, using your FSA ID,
  • Complete the Master Promissory Note.
  • Click on “Subsidized/Unsubsidized.”

3. To complete the Entrance Counseling (required),

If you have any questions regarding this notice please call our office at 201-200-3173.