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Online Student Loan Counseling

Before you take out a student loan to help pay for your Dakota State education, you’ll need to know the responsibilities that come with it. Entrance and exit loan counseling are required of all students who take out loans. Entrance loan counseling will teach you how the loan process works, how to manage your education expenses, additional financial resources to consider, and your responsibilities as a borrower. Exit loan counseling will prepare you to repay your student loans as you begin your life as a DSU alum.

Online Student Loan Counseling

Entrance loan counseling

Students who borrow any Federal Direct Subsidized or Unsubsidized Loan are required to complete an entrance loan counseling session before they receive their first loan disbursement. This requirement can be completed online at the same website in which the master promissory note is completed:

StudentLoans.gov

Exit loan counseling

Students who borrow any Federal Subsidized or Unsubsidized Loan are required to complete an Exit Loan Counseling session when they graduate, withdraw, or drop below half-time status.

Exit Loan Counseling

Students must also complete Perkins Loan Exit Counseling if they borrow a Perkins loan from DSU. This is in addition to the Stafford Exit Loan Counseling above.

Perkins Loan Exit Counseling