Entrance Counseling Requirements for Loan Recipients

Online Student Loan Entrance Counseling for Campus Based Loans

You have been directed to this webpage to complete required student loan counseling on a campus-based loan. We are unable to release funds until online entrance counseling is complete.

Please read the following before clicking the student loan entrance counseling link below:

(The information below does NOT pertain to Federal Direct or Perkins loans – to complete entrance counseling for Federal Direct or Perkins loans go to www.studentloans.gov)

University Loan, Health Professions Loan, Disadvantaged Student Loan, Nursing Student Loan and Nurse Faculty Loan (also referred to as an institutional loan) recipients must complete loan entrance counseling each school year a loan of this kind is accepted. The result is possibly being asked to complete the same loan entrance counseling more than once while enrolled at UCSF.

Allow 15-20 minutes to complete the counseling.

Be prepared to list the addresses and phone numbers for three references.

When prompted, select loan type(s) based on accepted awards this school year.  For the Nurse Faculty and University loan programs, select 'Institutional Loan(s)'.

Student Financial Aid will receive electronic confirmation once you complete this requirement.

Student Loan Entrance Counseling
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