Step 1 – Apply for the Discover Custom Graduate Loan here.
Step 2 – Student receives the conditional approval from Discover
Step 3 – Student uses the conditional approval provided by Discover to complete the Non-Immigrant Form (NIF)
Step 4 – Student receives VISA
Step 5 – Student completes the Discover loan application by providing required documents to the lender
Step 6 – Haas Financial Aid Office completes the Discover Custom Graduate Loan Certification for the student
Step 7 – The approved loan will schedule to disburse directly to the University at the beginning of the semester
Note: If you need assistance during the loan process, please call their dedicated Custom Graduate Loan customer service number at 1-800-973-5145, Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. ET, as opposed to the number appearing on their website.
Update Your Lender: If you have obtained a Social Security Number while attending Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley, be sure to update the lender for smoother servicing after you graduate!