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Direct Stafford Loan Counseling Sessions

Entrance Counseling

If you are receiving a Direct Stafford Loan for the first time at FIT, you must complete an entrancd counseling session before your loan funds can be disbursed. Entrance counseling sessions will be offered with Financial Aid Services during Orientation Week and at the  beginning of the Fall 2018 Semester. Additional sessions after Orientation Week are below:

Entrance Counseling Sessions

Day Date Time Room
Tuesday  August 28 1 - 2 pm A-684
Tuesday  August 28 5 - 6 pm C-205
Thursday  August 30 1 - 2 pm A-684
Tuesday September 4 1 - 2 pm A-684
Tuesday September 4 5 - 6 pm C-205
Thursday September 6 1 - 2 pm A-684

If you cannot attend any of these sessions, you may still complete your entrance counseling requirement online at StudentLoans.gov. If you have any questions regarding your entrance counseling requirement, you can contact the Loan Team at FITLoans@fitnyc.edu

Exit Counseling

Exit loan 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. If you were unable to attend one of our on-campus Exit Counseling sessions during this Spring 2018 semester, you may still contact the loan team at FITLoans@fitnyc.edu to set up an exit counseling session.

If you are unable  to attend one of our sessions, you may still complete your exit counseling online at StudentLoans.gov. If you have any questions regarding your loans, you may contact our loan team at FITLoans@fitnyc.edu.