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Federal Direct Loan Entrance Counseling Information

Federal Direct Loan Entrance Counseling

Federal regulations require that all first-time Federal Direct Loan borrowers complete a Loan Entrance Counseling Session prior to the loan being disbursed.

The Department of Education requires that the online counseling session be completed under the student's name. Click here to complete your Federal Direct Loan Entrance Counseling Session online.

Parents - please do not complete this counseling session on behalf of your son or daughter. This counseling session is intended to help the student understand their rights and responsibilities of borrowing a Federal Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidized Loan.

Additional Information

Half-time enrollment during the academic year is defined as 6 to 8 units. You will not be eligible for Federal financial aid if you are enrolled less than half-time status.

Students that fail to attend class or who leave the University for any reason must formally withdraw through the Office of the Registrar (OneStop). Failure to complete this withdrawal process will result in continued obligation for tuition and other charges. You can contact OneStop at (310)506-7999 or onestop@pepperdine.edu.

The average loan indebtedness of Seaver College April 2023 graduates is $27,456.  Assuming an interest rate of 4.99%, the monthly payment would be approximately $291 for 120 months.

If you have any questions regarding your online Federal Direct Loan Entrance Counseling session, borrower rights and responsibilities, or loan terms and conditions please contact by e-mail at faidloan@pepperdine.edu or by phone at (310) 506-4301.

  • Last name begins with A – K contact Lisa Morse-Huey, Financial Assistance Loan Advisor
  • Last name begins with L – Z contact Vickee Killian, Associate Director Loan Programs

Confirmation will be sent to the Seaver College Office of Financial Assistance after you successfully complete the online session. Also print a copy of the confirmation page for your records. Please allow 2 to 3 business days after you complete the online session for your To-Do List to update.