Note that details provided on this page reference older loans made under the Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP). All new federal student loans will come directly from the U.S. Department of Education (ED) under the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program (Federal Direct Loans). For information regarding Federal Direct Loans, refer to the Loans page of ED's Federal Student Aid website or contact the college's financial aid office.
As a parent (PLUS) borrower, you are not required to attend or participate in entrance and exit counseling sessions. However, you may wish to remind your child that attending this counseling is a requirement if he/she has obtained a Federal Student Loan.