Loughlin arrived at the federal prison in Dublin, Calif., on Friday morning. The prison is the same facility where actress Felicity Huffman served her two-week sentence in the same case last year.
Loughlin pleaded guilty in May to a single count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud. Her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, also pleaded guilty, admitting to paying $500,000 to have their two daughters admitted as crew recruits to the University of Southern California.
Under the plea agreement, Loughlin was sentenced to two months in prison. Giannulli played a more active role in the scheme and was sentenced to five months in prison.
At her sentencing in August, Loughlin said she had been “swayed from my moral compass.”
“I thought I was acting out of love for my children,