Exit counseling provides important information to prepare you to repay your federal student loan(s).
If you have received a subsidized, unsubsidized or PLUS loan under the Direct Loan Program or the FFEL Program, you must complete exit counseling each time you:
The entire counseling process must be completed in a single session. Exit counseling should be completed via StudentAid. Most people complete counseling in 20-30 minutes. You will need:
Any student who fails to complete exit counseling via StudentAid will be emailed a copy of the exit counseling guide, produced by the US Department of Education.