Exit Counseling

Exit counseling provides important information you need to prepare to repay your federal student loan(s).


If you have received a subsidized, unsubsidized or PLUS loan under the Direct Loan Program or the FFEL Program, you must complete exit counseling each time you:

  • Drop below half-time enrollment
  • Graduate
  • Leave School

At the end of the exit counseling session, you will be asked for information that will be included as part of your loan records. You must provide the following:

  • Names, addresses, e-mail addresses and phone numbers for:
  • Your next of kin
  • Two references who live in the U.S.

To complete exit counseling, you will need:

  • Approximately 20-30 minutes to complete.
  • Your FSA ID
  • Details on your future income, financial aid, and living expenses if known
  • Name(s) of the school(s) you wish to notify of counseling completion

Students must log in using their own FSA ID to complete Exit Counseling. Use of another person's FSA ID constitutes fraud. Use only your own FSA ID information.

How to Complete Exit Counseling:

UNT students have three ways to complete exit counseling:

  1. Log in to StudentLoans.gov using your FSA ID

    • Select "Complete Exit Counseling".
  2. Attend a group Exit Counseling session offered by Student Financial Aid & Scholarships.

    • Invitations are sent via e-mail each semester to all graduating students.
  3. Make an appointment for a 1-on-1 Exit Counsleing session with a financial advisor at UNT's Student Money Management Center

    • Call to make an appointment at (940) 369-7761.