|Initial Loan Counseling for Student Borrowers|
Federal Direct Stafford Loans
Students borrowing Federal Direct Loans need to complete Entrance Loan Counseling. The goal of entrance counseling is to help you understand what it means to take out a federal student loan, how to manage your educational expenses, and your rights and responsibilities as a borrower.
Federal Perkins Loans
Students borrowing a Federal Perkins loan need to complete a second entrance counseling session. The counseling helps guide students in managing student loans both during and after college. This can be completed through Mapping Your Future.