Student Financial Services

Student Loan Programs


Student loan programs to finance your college education.

After filing your Free Application for Federal Student Aid you may be presented with options for student loans from the government or you may consider taking out an alternative loan from a private lender. We encourage you to think carefully about your educational investment as well as your long-term financial commitments when borrowing.

All eligibility criteria including submission of required documents and acceptance into an eligible program of study must be met by the required deadlines. Please consult with the Office of Student Financial Services about aid eligibility for nondegree certificate programs, as aid eligibility may differ from our degree offerings.

2016-2017 Direct Loan Interest Rates

New Interest rates for loans first disbursed between July 1, 2016 and July 1, 2017:

Loan Type Borrower Type Fixed Interest Rate
Direct Subsidized Loans Undergraduate Students 3.76%
Direct Unsubsidized Loans Undergraduate Students 3.76%
Direct Unsubsidized Loans Graduate/Professional Students 5.31%
Direct PLUS Loans Parents of Dependent Undergraduate Students and Graduate/Professional Students 6.31%

All interest rates are fixed throughout the life of the loan. 

For prior interest rates and loan fees please refer to
Students who are receiving Federal financial assistance (Title IV financial aid including grants and loans) in excess of their institutional charges will have money available for books and supplies beginning 10 days before the beginning of the semester. Following are the steps in this process:
  1. Eligible students will be notified through their Adelphi email account informing them that they qualify for an advance of funds for books/supplies.
  2. An email will also be sent to the Adelphi bookstore indicating maximum eligibility for the anticipated books/supplies credit. The maximum will be the lesser of the anticipated credit balance or $510 per semester.
  3. After receiving the email students will visit the Adelphi bookstore and make books/supplies purchases. The Adelphi student account will be billed for the amount of this anticipated credit and will be adjusted based on actual usage.
  4. If you wish to opt out of this process you must respond via the instructions included in your email.
  5. The anticipated credit balance is subject to change if there are revisions to the financial aid awards. Changes in enrollment, housing status and cost of attendance or application information may cause revisions to financial aid awards.

Types of Loans

Learn about loans available to undergraduates, parents and graduate students.

» Explore loan options

Title IV

The University’s Code of Conduct for loans.

» Read code of conduct

Rights and Responsibilities of a Student Loan Borrower

These steps are required for certain loans. Make sure you follow the guidelines to secure your loan funds.

» Entrance counseling

» Master promissory note

» Exit counseling


For further information, please contact:

Office of Student Financial Services
Levermore Hall, Lower Level
p – 516.877.3080
p – ext. 2240 (on campus only)
f – 516.877.3380
e –

» View office hours

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