Student Loan Entrance Counseling

The Federal Government requires that students complete student loan entrance counseling prior to obtaining a Federal Direct Loan. The entrance counseling will explain the Direct Loan obligation you agree to meet as a condition for receiving a federal Direct Loan. You can complete this requirement online and follow the directions at the site. You will need your FAFSA PIN. If you do not have your PIN #, you can request a duplicate PIN. It is only necessary to complete loan entrance counseling one time during your attendance at Dickinson College.

Student Loan Exit Counseling

The Federal Government requires that all students who have borrowed a Federal Subsidized or Unsubsidized Stafford loan (known as FFEL)* or Federal Subsidized or Unsubsidized Direct loan* complete student loan exit counseling prior to graduating or ceasing at least half-time attendance. Exit counseling helps you understand your rights and responsibilities as a student loan borrower and provides useful tips and information to help you manage your loans. You are obligated to repay your loans even in the event that you do not complete your program of study or do not complete the program. You can complete this requirement online and follow the directions at the site. You will need your FAFSA PIN. If you do not have your PIN#, you can request a duplicate PIN .