Online Loan Counseling
Loan Counseling should take approximately 30 minutes and will require your Social Security Number, date of birth, and other identifying information.
Federal regulations require that all first time borrowers and students separating from the College complete a Loan Counseling session. This important process informs you about your rights and responsibilities as a federal student loan borrower.
You will need to log in to the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) to begin the online Exit Interview session.
Please review the Federal Direct Loan processing instructions before proceeding with Entrance Counseling.
You will need to log in to the Department of Education’s Direct Lending website to begin the Entrance Interview.
Please note, no Federal Direct Sub/Unsub or Grad PLUS Loan funds will be released to the student prior to completing an Entrance Interview.