Student Loan Exit Counseling-Graduating Students

As you prepare for graduation you will be required to go through Student Loan Exit Counseling.  Your loans will go into repayment six months from the date you were last enrolled half-time.  Attend one of our sessions to learn about your federal student loans, where to make your payments, and your repayment options.


These sessions are scheduled for 45 minutes, but usually takes about 30. During this time, you will receive your personal loan information and repayment options with a MoneySmart peer mentor.  You may sign up for an individual appointment here


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Who is required to complete exit counseling?

All borrowers who are graduating or have dropped below half-time enrollment are required to complete online exit counseling.

Why do I need to complete exit counseling?

The exit counseling session is designed to help you understand your rights and responsibilities as a student loan borrower and help you successfully meet your repayment obligation.

Is exit counseling required?

You must complete exit counseling per federal requirements. You can attend a personalized session with MoneySmart Lakers or complete exit counseling online. We recommend you attend a MoneySmart Session.

How do I complete exit counseling online?

You will need your Federal Student Aid PIN to access exit counseling online. At the end of the session, you will be instructed to complete the rights and responsibilities checklist. You must complete this checklist to satisfy exit counseling requirements.



Page last modified February 7, 2018