P ERK I NS F EDERA L LOANS
Perkins Federal Loans provides low-interest loans to help needy students finance the costs of postsecondary
education. Funds are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis until the available fund balance is exhausted.
Borrowers must have qualifying GPAs and field of study, and after graduation, those who undertake certain
public, military, or teaching service employment are eligible to have all or part of their loans cancelled. The forms
necessary to apply for Perkins loans are available in the HSU Financial Aid Office.
LOAN ENTRANCE COUNS E L I NG
Loan Entrance Counseling is required for each type or category of loan. To proceed to the entrance counseling
session(s) you need to complete,
LOAN EX I T COUNS E L I NG
Loan Exit Counseling is required for all of the direct student, direct PLUS, and private loans. Diplomas and
transcripts are not available until all applicable exit counseling sessions have been completed. To proceed to the
exit counseling session(s) you need to complete,
Students who received federal loans are not eligible for a diploma or for official transcripts from HSU until all
applicable federal exit counseling tutorials have been successfully completed, documented and made a part of
your permanent HSU Financial Aid file.