Loyola University Chicago

Financial Aid Office

Promissory Notes

Before you can receive any funds from a loan, you must complete a promissory note. A promissory note is your legal commitment to repay the loan funds, including any interest or loan fees. 

The following loan programs require that a promissory note is completed for each academic year during which you are to receive loan funds:

Master promissory notes

A master promissory note (MPN) is only completed at the time you receive your first loan from the lender for a specific loan type.  This MPN covers all loans awarded to you while you are enrolled at Loyola University Chicago.  You are not required to complete a MPN each year. The following federal loan programs require that a MPN be completed to receive loan funds:

Note: A separate promissory note or MPN must be completed for each type of loan you wish to receive.

School Code Information

You may also be required to provide Loyola’s School Code to sign the promissory note or MPN.

  • Loyola’s School Code for Federal Nursing, Nursing Faculty and Mandel Short-Term Loans: N9
  • Loyola’s School Code for Federal Stafford, Federal Graduate PLUS, Federal PLUS Loans: 001710