This guide will walk you through Entrance Counseling. The entire process should take about 30 minutes. 

Click each step below to learn more.

1. Sign In

Begin by navigating to studentloans.gov and clicking "Sign In". 

2. Signing In

Sign in by providing your Social Security Number, first two characters of your last name, date of birth, and your federal PIN. 

3. Select Entrance Counseling

Once logged in, select the "Complete Entrance Counseling" option as seen below. 

Read the overview and select "Complete Entrance Counseling". 

4. Selecting the Type of Counseling

Select the appropriate type of counseling from the list below. If you are completing entrance counseling for a Graduate PLUS loan, choose the second option. 

Select "Continue" to begin.

5. Personal Information

This step requires that you enter certain personal information including your driver's license, address, and other info. It is also important during this step to select UM-Flint under "School Information" as this ensures the Office of Financial Aid will receive your promissory note. Click 'Notify This School' to complete this process.

When finished, click "Continue". 

6. Information and Quiz

The next portion requires that you read over important information and answer questions. 

Once you have selected answers you will be presented with the correct answers. When all questions for that section have been completed, click "continue". You will then be presented with 14 additional sections with questions that you must answer. 

7. Borrower's Rights and Responsibilities

Next, you must read the Borrower's Rights and Responsibilities.

Click "Continue" to proceed to the section. 

Review the terms and conditions by scrolling down the entirety of the document. When finished, select "Submit". 

8. Review the Information and Print

You have completed entrance counseling! 

Click "Print" if you would like a copy of your Entrance Counseling record. You will also be notified of your completion via email.