ctcLink Reference Center9.2 Financial Aid9.2 FA - Loans Loans & Pell9.2 Awarding an Additional Loan After a PLUS Denial

9.2 Awarding an Additional Loan After a PLUS Denial

Purpose: Use this document as a reference for how to award an additional loan after a PLUS denial in ctcLink.

Audience: FA Counselor/Advisor.

Awarding Additional Loan

Navigation: NavBar > Navigator > Financial Aid > View Packaging Status Summary

  1. The View Packaging Status Summary search page displays.
  2. Enter the Student ID.
  3. Enter the Academic Institution.
  4. Enter the Aid Year.
  5. Select Search.
  6.  The Packaging Status Summary page displays.
  7. Select the Database Matches link.
Packaging Status Summary Page with Database Matches Link
  1. The Database Matches page displays.
  2. Select the Plus Override checkbox.
  3. Select OK. You will return to the Packaging Status Summary page.
Database Matches Page with PLUS Override checked
  1. The Packaging Status Summary page displays.
  2. Select the Save button to save your work.  
Package Summary Status page Save button
  1. Navigate to the Assign Awards to a Student page:
    • Navigation: NavBar > Navigator > Financial Aid > Awards > Award Processing > Assign Awards to a Student
  1. If a PLUS loan has been awarded, cancel the existing award.
  2. Select the Add a Row button [+] to add an additional award.
Student Aid Package tab
  1. Select the Action lookup icon and select ‘O’ to offer the award to the student.
  2. Select the Item Type lookup icon and select the “Unsubsidized DL PLUS Denied” award.
  3. Enter the desired award amount.
  4. Select Validate.
  5. Select Post.
  6. Select Save to save your work.
Student Aid Package tab
  1. Process complete.

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