Spring 2018 Graduates -
Direct Loan Exit Counseling for Spring 2018
Exit counseling is required when you graduate, leave school, or drop below half-time enrollment. At FIT you must be enrolled in at least 6 credits in your degree program to be considered half-time for Direct Stafford Loans, Perkins Loans, and Graduate PLUS Loans.
If you were unable to attend one of our on-campus Exit Counseling sessions during this Spring 2018 semester, you may still contact our loan team at FITLoans@fitnyc.edu to set up an exit counseling session.
The Excelsior Scholarship application is available beginning March 26, 2018 and is due July 23, 2018. Current Excelsior Scholarship recipients should not complete this application.
For more specific information regarding your eligibility and the requirements you need to apply you can go to our State Grants page. In addition can go to the HESC website:
Direct Loan Entrance Counseling
If you are awarded a Direct Stafford Loan for the first time at FIT, you must complete an entrance counseling session and complete a Master Promissory Note (MPN) before your loan funds can be disbursed. If you were unable to attend the sessions Financial Aid Services hosted on-campus at the beginning of the semester, you can still complete both the counseling session and the MPN online at StudentLoans.gov.