Loans and Entrance Counseling
Complete Loan Entrance Counseling - If you are a first-time borrower you must complete Loan Entrance Counseling, as required by the U.S. Department of Education, before any loan funds are disbursed to your student account. By clicking the link below, you will be able sign in and select the Entrance Counseling session for Stafford Loans. An electronic confirmation will be sent to Gardner-Webb once the counseling session is completed.
Click here to complete your Loan Entrance Counseling session: www.studentloans.gov
Federal Direct Stafford Loans (Subsidized or Unsubsidized)
Complete Your Federal Direct Stafford Loan Master Promissory Note - The U.S. Department of Education serves as the lender for all Direct Stafford Loans. As part of accepting your student loan, you must complete the required Federal Direct Stafford Loan Master Promissory Note (MPN). Once completed, it will be used as long as you are enrolled at Gardner-Webb. The Dept. of Education will send Gardner-Webb an electronic confirmation once you complete this requirement. REMEMBER — The Dept. of Education will not disburse your loan funds until the MPN is completed!
Information You Need Before Completing Your Federal Direct Stafford Loan Master Promissory Note:
- U.S. Department of Education PIN Number (This is the same PIN Number used to complete your FAFSA; if you do not know your PIN Number you can retrieve it at www.pin.ed.gov).
- Driver’s License Number
- Two references with complete addresses
Click here to complete your Federal Direct Stafford Loan Master Promissory Note: www.studentloans.gov