Loan Counseling

Entrance Counseling
Students who have no previous college hours and are borrowing their first Stafford loan must complete Entrance Counseling before loan funds can be released to student accounts. This is to comply with federal regulations. Students should visit the website and complete the counseling online.

Exit Counseling
When a student graduates, withdraws, or drops below half-time, the Financial Aid Office, in compliance with federal regulations, will contact the student regarding Exit Counseling. This is to inform the student of borrower's rights and responsibilities. The student may complete this requirement online at For additional information call (417) 873-7312.