By federal law, all first-time loan borrowers must be provided with entrance counseling explaining student’s rights and responsibilities for acceptance of the loans. Students awarded the Federal Direct Stafford Subsidized or Unsubsidized student loans are provided counseling sessions which address general debt management information.
In the School of Medicine, students are required to complete an Online Direct Loan Entrance Interview counseling session and attend an orientation where they are given an introductory presentation and resource materials to help them to develop a livable budget and debt management plan. Students are also required to complete an entrance interview reference form which outlines the borrower’s rights and responsibilities for accepting the loans.
Online Entrance Interview (Note: Students must enter the JHU SOM school code,002077-06 in order for the Financial Aid Office to be notified of completion).