EXIT LOAN COUNSELING SESSIONS

*ATTENTION GRADUATES*

You are REQUIRED by the U.S. Department of Education to complete an online “Exit Loan Counseling” if you have received a federal direct subsidized or unsubsidized loan while attending college.  

Failure to complete the mandatory exit counseling 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, you do not need to contact our 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 process is complete

Step 8:  Final screen will display Exit Counseling Summary

VSU will be notified within 24 hours after submission


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 attend a Zoom session that will allow you to speak with a financial aid representative.  It is important that you are aware and understand the various repayment options available to you in managing your student loan debt. 


***Session(s) are 1 hour each (select only one time slot)!  Attend one of the sessions listed below:

Monday, October 31, 2022

10:00 a.m. or 3:00 p.m.

Tuesday, November 1., 2022     

10:00 a.m. or 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

10:00 a.m. or 3:00 p.m.

Thursday, November 3, 2022

10:00 a.m. or 3:00 p.m.

Friday, November 4, 2022

10:00 a.m. or 3:00 p.m.

Saturday, November 5, 2022

10:00 a.m. or 11:00 a.m.

We have selected multiple days so please select a time slot that is convenient for you to attend. 

Exit Loan Counseling   
Repaying Your Loans   


YOUR FAILURE TO COMPLETE THE ON-LINE EXIT COUNSELING REQUIREMENT WILL RESULT IN YOUR DEGREE/DIPLOMA BEING WITHHELD.  
 
If you have additional questions, please contact Karen Jenkins-World, Loan Manager at 804-524-5328, email kjenkins@vsu.edu or finaid@vsu.edu