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Loan Counseling for Perkins Loans, Nursing Loans, and Health Professions Loans

It is required by law that all students receiving Perkins Loans, Nursing Loans, or Health Professions Loans undergo both entrance and exit loan counseling. This counseling provides critical information about your loans and your rights and responsibilities as a student borrower. This counseling can be done on the web at the sites indicated below.

Entrance Loan Counseling

This counseling provides critical information about your loans and your rights and responsibilities as a student borrower. Your loan will not be available for you to use towards your charges until this requirement is met. Additionally, you will also be required to electronically sign a Promissory Note on ECSI's website at https://www.ecsi.net/prom.

Click here to complete entrance loan counseling for Perkins Loans, Nursing Loans, and Health Professions Loans.

Exit Loan Counseling

Near the end of the term you expect to graduate, or if you are withdrawing and you have had a Perkins Loan, Nursing Loan, or Health Professions Loan while at the University of South Carolina, your must complete the requirements for exit loan counseling.

Click here to complete exit loan counseling for Perkins Loans, Nursing Loans, and Health Professions Loans.

If you have any questions about either the entrance, or exit loan counseling, please contact the Office of Student Loan Accounting http://www.sc.edu/bursar/studentloan.shtml.