• Exit Counseling and Repayment

    Exit Counseling is required of all students who borrow Federal loans and are no longer enrolled or enrolled below half-time status. In addition it is required from all students who receive a TEACH Grant and are no longer enrolled.

    Tools for Successful Student Loan Repayment

    Your loan provider(s) will contact you regarding repayment. Hamline has compiled a list of excellent resources designed to help you manage and successfully repay your student loan debt:

    • Financial Awareness Counseling – This interactive site from the U.S. Department of Education provides tools and information to help you understand your financial aid and assist you in managing your finances.
    •  StudentAid.gov is the U.S. Department of Education's central database for student aid. This site can help you keep track of all the federal financial aid you have received in your lifetime, and manage your student loans.
    • Repayment Plans & Calculators – The U.S. Department of Education offers information and calculators about the different loan repayment options that are available to you.

    Enrollment Status

    UNDERGRADUATE, POST BACCALAUREATE, ONLINE BACHELOR'S DEGREE COMPLETION, AND TEACHING LICENSURE

    Half-time*: At least 6 credits per semester.
    Full-time: At least 12 credits per semester.
    State Grant: At least 15 credits per semester for full award.

    MASTER, GRADUATE CERTIFICATES, AND DOCTORATE PROGRAMS

    Half-time*: At least 4 credits per semester.
    Full-time: At least 8 credits per semester.