Students who are first-time borrowers of Federal Direct Loans are required to complete entrance counseling before their loan proceeds can be released: Direct Loan Entrance Counseling
Be sure and select Entrance Counseling and not Financial Awareness Counseling.
Please complete your counseling requirements by
clicking on the link below. You must identify yourself on the Direct
Loan web site using either your Social Security number or your federal PIN. If you
prefer to use your PIN but don't remember
it, go to PIN Registration to request a duplicate PIN. Keep your PIN in a safe place for future use.