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Loan Information

Federal Direct Loans

What is a Federal Direct Student Loan & How Do I Get One?

NOTE: There are additional steps before your Federal Direct Student Loan will disburse. Click here.

Can a graduate student receive a Federal Direct Student Loan?

What is a Federal Direct PLUS Loan and how do I apply for one?

What is a Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan and how do I apply for one?

When are the loan processing deadlines?

Federal Perkins Loans

What is a Federal Perkins Loan?

USF Loans

What is a USF Loan?

Private Loans

What are Private Loans?

Loan Counseling

Entrance Counseling

Federal Direct Loan Entrance CounselingGraphic: Leaving USFAS Indicator is conducted by Studentloans.gov

Federal regulations require all new Federal Direct loan borrowers complete entrance counseling. You will need your Federal PIN to complete the requirement.

Exit Counseling

Federal Direct Loan Exit CounselingGraphic: Leaving USFAS Indicator is conducted by Studentloans.gov or you may attend an in person Exit Counseling session conducted by the Financial Education Program at USF.

Federal regulations require that all Federal Stafford/Direct Loan borrowers participate in exit loan counseling whenever you drop below half-time enrollment status, withdraw, stop attending the university, or graduate.

Federal Perkins Loan Exit CounselingGraphic: Leaving USFAS Indicator is conducted by USF Accounts Receivable.

USF Loan Exit CounselingGraphic: Leaving USFAS Indicator is conducted by USF Accounts Receivable.

Other Loan Information

Consolidation Information
Defaulted Loans (Department of Education)Graphic: Leaving USFAS Indicator
Student Loan OmbudsmanGraphic: Leaving USFAS Indicator

Enrollment Certification for in-school defermentGraphic: Leaving USFAS Indicator is provided by the Registrar, visit their website for more information.

Use NSLDS Graphic: Leaving USFAS Indicator (National Student Loan Data System) to keep track of how much federal loan funds you borrow

Interest-Only Loan Payment Chart


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