Loan Requirements

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First-time borrowers of federal loans at UNH must satisfy requirements for each type of loan. This includes a Master Promissory Note and completion of Entrance Counseling. These requirements are completed separately for each type of loan.

Master Promissory Note, Entrance Counseling, and Disclosure

First-time borrowers of federal loans at UNH must complete a master promissory note, entrance counseling, and disclosure as mandated by federal regulations. Federal loans (Direct Loans, Perkins Loans and Grad PLUS) cannot be released to a student's account until these federal requirement is satisfied. Please note: Direct Loan and Perkins Loan entrance counseling must be completed separately. Select each type from the "Loan Requirements" menu. Also note that Perkins Entrance Counseling, Perkins Master Promissory Note, and Perkins Disclosure are all completed using the same link.

Exit Counseling

Students who leave the university or whose student status falls below half-time must complete exit counseling for federal loans (Direct, Perkins, and Grad PLUS) as mandated by federal regulations. Exit counseling is completed separately for Direct loans and Perkins loans.

Through this counseling you will receive loan information, repayment options, loan consolidation information and assistance with budget planning. You will be asked to provide information including personal references and driver's license number. Select the exit counseling for your loans from the "Loan Requirements" menu.