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Entrance Counseling

Before Stafford Loan proceeds may be applied to a student account, federal regulations require first-time borrowers at a school to complete entrance counseling.  Follow the Entrance Counseling link to complete your online Entrance Counseling.  Read the information presented in the presentation carefully as you will be required to pass a short quiz before your requirements are met.  Upon satisfactory completion of the session, the Financial Aid Office at STE will receive electronic notification.

When you enter this site, you will be redirected to the US Department of Education's StudentLoans.gov website. Using your FAFSA PIN, Sign In under Manage My Direct Loan and complete Entrance Counseling. 

Go to  Entrance Counseling

Exit Counseling

Student Loans enter the repayment process once the student is no longer enrolled on at least a half-time basis (6 credit hours).  Should your enrollment status at STE fall below half-time, you are required to complete Online Exit Counseling...even if you intend to re-enroll during another semester or enroll at another institution.  To complete Online Exit Counseling, following this link and complete Exit Counseling under the Tools and Resources area:

Go to  Exit Counseling