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Loan Counseling

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First time Direct Loan student borrowers must participate in an entrance loan counseling session before funds are disbursed. A session only takes about 30 minutes and provides basic information about the following:

  • What a Direct Loan is and how the process works
  • Managing education expenses
  • Other financial resources to consider to help pay for education
  • Borrower rights and responsibilities

Exit counseling is required by law for students who have received a loan under the Direct Loan Program and must be completed upon graduating, leaving school, or dropping below half-time enrollment status.  A session only takes about 30 minutes and  provides important information regarding repayment of federal student loan(s).  The borrower will learn:

  • How to understand and repay the loan(s)
  • How to avoid default
  • How to make finances a priority

Students can complete the entrance and exit counseling at  

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