Students with demonstrated financial need may purchase a computer through a long-term, subsidized financial aid loan. Subsidized loans allow the deferment of repayment and bear no interest until after graduation.

Students without financial need, who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents, may obtain unsubsidized federal loans that allow deferment of payment, but which bear interest from the time the loan is made.

To utilize this payment method, you must place the order after you arrive on campus. For information about eligibility for these loans or procedures for applying, contact the Office of Financial Aid by telephone at 413-542-2296 or by e-mail at