I believe this will only be done after they present you with an initial FA package. Those are set to go out by the end of April, according to Pitt's offices. I don't think finding a lender will be much of a hassle. The school will set up you up nicely to find one if need be.personal jesus said:"New Stafford Borrowers (those borrowing at the SOM for the first time) will need to select a lender and complete a Master Promissory Note."
this is from the fin aid website.