SPRING 2021 EXIT LOAN COUNSELING SESSIONS

REQUIRED

FOR ALL SPRING 2021 GRADUATES

 

**Only if you were awarded a Federal Direct Stafford Loan (subsidized or unsubsidized), you must complete exit loan counseling!

 

You are REQUIRED by the U.S. Department of Education to complete the online Exit Loan Counseling if you have received a Subsidized or Unsubsidized loan while attending college.   Failure to complete the mandatory exit interview will result in you not receiving your diploma.

The Financial Aid Office will receive an electronic notification from the U.S. Department of Education (weekly) and your Banner account will be updated accordingly, you do not need to contact the office, please check your Banner Self-Service account.

Please follow the steps below for the online requirement:

Step 1:  Log on to https://studentaid.gov

Step 2:  Select “Log In

(Use your FSA User Name or Email address and FSA ID Password)

Step 3:  Select Manage Loans on this page

Step 4:  Select the topic “Complete Exit Loan Counseling”

Step 5:  Select program type:  Undergraduate or Graduate

Step 6:  Scroll down the checklist then select “Complete EXIT Counseling”

Step 7: Proceed until the process is complete

Step 8:  Final screen will display Exit Counseling Summary

 

Two key points to remember: 1) make sure to use your (the student) FSA ID and password log-in information, 2) make sure you select EXIT counseling session.

 

Additionally, you will have the opportunity to sign up for a Zoom session that will allow you to be able to speak with a financial aid representative. 

 

 

 

Attend One of the Sessions Listed Below:

Last session is 4 PM to 5 PM each day except Saturday

 

Monday, April 26, 2021     

10:00 a.m.

2:00 p.m.

4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, April 27, 2021      

10:00 a.m.

2:00 p.m.

4:00 p.m.

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

10:00 a.m.

2:00 p.m.

4:00 p.m.

Thursday, April 29, 2021     

10:00 a.m.

2:00 p.m.

4:00 p.m.

Friday, April 30, 2021

10:00 a.m.

2:00 p.m.

4:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 1, 2021       

9:00 a.m.

10:00 a.m.

11:00 a.m.

**Session(s) are 1 hour each (select only one time slot)!!

 

How to Register for Financial Aid Zoom Session (only need to attend one):

  1. In April, time slots for Zoom sessions will be sent to your VSU Email account from the Financial Aid Office.
  2. Please send an email from your VSU email account, with your name, V#, date & time of the Zoom session you would like to attend to kjenkins@vsu.edu.
  3. You will receive a response that will include the meeting link.

 

It is important that you are aware of and understand the various repayment options available to you in managing your student loan debt. 

 

For more information, please contact the Financial Aid Office at (804) 524-5990 or finaid@vsu.edu.