Short-Term Loans

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Note: We will begin processing of Fall 2014 Short-Term Loan Applications on August 25, 2014.

We do not offer the Short-Term Loan Program during the Summer sessions.


Loans of up to $500 are available for students who meet the following requirements:

  • Have all fees paid in full or have sufficient financial aid awarded to cover all debts including Housing.
  • Students on the Installment Payment Plan (IPP) are not eligible for an emergency loan.
  • Must be enrolled in a minimum of six undergraduate units or four graduate units.
  • Have a definite and verifiable means of repayment such as pending financial aid or a job. (When a job is the source of repayment, the maximum amount of the short-term loan is $250).
  • Have had no returned checks, and/or have not failed to pay fees or emergency loans by due dates.
  • Must be clear of any monetary or financial aid academic progress holds.


To apply, complete this form:

Application Instructions

  1. Complete Section 1: Student Information
  2. Complete Section 2: Reference Information
  3. Complete Section 3: Source of Repayment
  4. Enter the dollar amount of the loan you are requesting in the Amount: $ box
  5. Read the Agreement
  6. Sign and Date

Additional Information

  • Please submit the application either in person to the Bursar's Office, by mail or by fax. Our mailing address and fax # are listed below.
  • Processing time for the short-term loan is 1-5 working days.
  • Short-term loans are disbursed electronically to your bank without a processing fee if you are enrolled in Direct Deposit. Otherwise, a paper check will be sent to you minus a $20 check processing fee.
  • Multiple short-term loans will not be approved.
  • Short-term loans must be repaid within 60 days, or by the last day of instruction for the semester, whichever comes first.