The federal government requires you to complete Entrance Counseling before you can take out a student loan. Learn the facts, manage your educational expenses and understand your rights and responsibilities. You can access Entrance Counseling here:
Annual Student Loan Acknowledgment (ASLA)
Each year you accept a new federal student loan, it is recommended that you complete the Annual Student Loan Acknowledgment. You will be acknowledging that you understand your responsibility to repay your loan. If you have existing federal student loans, you will be acknowledging that you understand how much you owe and how much you are eligible to borrow. You will also see other federal student aid information, including the interest rates and repayment options to make managing your student loans easier. This recommendation also applies to any parent accepting a Parent PLUS Loan.
ASLA web site: https://studentaid.gov/asla/
The federal government requires Exit Counseling for all students who have taken out a Federal Direct Stafford Loan and drop below part time status, do not return to school, or graduate. Even if you plan on returning to school, you need to complete Exit Counseling once you complete a degree program. You may complete this requirement at: