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First Time Borrowers Online Direct Loan Entrance Counseling

​​​​ Continuing your education is a major investment for your future. If you decide to make loans a part of this investment, managing the debt you incur is a major responsibility. To ensure that you understand this responsibility and the obligation you are assuming, the federal government requires you to participate in loan counseling prior to receiving a Federal Direct Loan.

To satisfy your online Entrance Counseling requirements, go to the Federal Student Aid Student Loan website at https://studentloans.gov/myDirectLoan/index.action.  Select Complete Counseling found in the Manage My Direct Loan box, read the information and pass the quiz.

You only need to complete this session once during your academic program.

Once you've completed entrance counseling, also complete the Master Promissory Note by selecting Sign Master Promissory Note also found in the Manage My Direct Loan box at https://studentloans.gov/myDirectLoan/index.action.

See Federal Student Aid Gateway for details on student loans and other Title IV Federal Financial Aid Programs.