Short-Term Loans

The GSS Short-term Emergency Loans

The Graduate Student Senate offers short-term, interest-free emergency loans to a maximum of $3,000.00 to any graduate student who is is in good financial standing with the University of Connecticut, and meets all other eligibility criteria as outlined in the GSS Short-Term Loan Criteria document below.

If you would like to apply for a short-term emergency loan, please follow the link below to fill out the online application. To file for a loan extension, please print out the relevant form and drop it off at the GSS Office, Student Union Room 213. For more information or if you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at 

Note: We require that you provide adequate detail in describing your emergency. Descriptions of two or three words, such as “pay bills”, will NOT be sufficient in explaining your financial situation and may result in the rejection of your loan application.

These criteria should be read prior to submitting a short-term loan request.
Complete this form for each short-term loan you request.
Complete this form to request an extension for your short-term loan.