Entrance Counseling

If you are a first-time Direct Loan borrower at Bellarmine University, you must complete Entrance Counseling to be informed of your rights and responsibilities. Federal Direct Loan counseling is done on the web. Loan funds cannot be disbursed until counseling is completed. For first-time borrowers on or after July 1, 2013, 150% Direct Subsidized Loan limits apply.

To complete Entrance Counseling:
  • Go to www.studentaid.gov.
  • Click the “Log In” button at the top right.
  • Enter your FSA ID username and password (If you do not have an FSA ID, follow the ‘Create Account’ link to create one).
  • Click “Complete Aid Process” at the top of the page.
  • Click on “Complete Entrance Counseling”
  • Click ‘Start’ button.
  • Follow the instructions and read the information carefully to sign your MPN. 

If you have any questions, contact the Office of Financial Aid at 502.272.7300.