Entrance Counseling

Entrance Counseling is a federal requirement for all Direct Stafford Loan recipients. The funds for your loan will not be disbursed until you have completed the counseling.
Entrance Counseling provides you with information about:

  • Your rights and responsibilities as a borrower
  • Interest rates, expenses, repayment plans, and other important details about borrowing
  • Who to contact with questions

To Complete Your Online Entrance Counseling:

  • Go to StudentLoans.gov
  • Under "Manage My Direct Loan" select "Sign In". (Note: You will need your FAFSA PIN to access the counseling session. If you do not have your PIN, please visit: www.pin.ed.gov and request a duplicate pin.)
  • Click “Complete Entrance Counseling” and follow the directions.
  • Begin the Quiz.
  • At the end of the quiz, read your rights and responsibilities and click “Submit”.
  • Click “Print this Page” to print your confirmation page then click “EXIT”. Your confirmation will be electronically submitted to our office by the federal government.

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