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
Promissory notes are signed electronically using the borrower's FAFSA PIN. Please note: Direct Loan and Perkins Loan Promissory Notes must be completed separately. Select each type from the "Loan Requirements" menu.
First-time borrowers of federal loans at UNH must complete entrance counseling as mandated by federal regulations. This requirement is met by completing an entrance counseling exercise online. Federal loans (Direct Stafford Loans, Perkins Loans and Grad PLUS) cannot be released to a student's account until this 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.
Students who leave the university or whose student status falls below half-time must complete exit counseling for federal loans (Direct Stafford, 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.