Loan Counseling


Entrance & Exit Interviews

Students who borrow under the Federal Direct Loan Program (DL) are required to complete loan entrance counseling before receiving loan proceeds from their first loan and loan exit counseling before graduating or otherwise leaving school.  Only complete one of the following counseling sessions, as appropriate, if you have been instructed by the CSM Financial Assistance Department to do so.

New Federal Direct Loan Recipients

If you recently applied for and have been approved by the CSM Financial Assistance Department for your first Federal Direct Loan, click here to complete Loan Entrance Counseling and your Master Promissory Note.

Federal Loan Exit Counseling

Exit Counseling is required when you graduate, leave school, or drop below half-time enrollment. Exit counseling provides important information you need to prepare to repay your federal student loan(s). Click here for Federal Direct Loan Exit Counseling.