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Exit Counseling

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Federal Direct Stafford Loan Exit Counseling

If you received money from the Federal Direct Stafford Loan Program while pursuing your degree or if you are leaving the university before completing your degree, or your enrollment has dropped to less than half-time you must complete an online exit counseling session.

The session is to help you understand your rights and responsibilities as a borrower.

The online session will takes just 20 to 30 minutes to complete.

Start your online exit counseling session now.

For additional information on exit counseling, go to the Exit Counseling Guide for Direct Loan Borrowers provided by the U.S. Department of Education.

Federal Perkins Loan Exit Counseling

Federal Perkins Loan borrowers are required by Federal Regulation to complete an Exit Interview upon graduation, withdrawal from Otterbein University, transfer to another school, or if your enrollment drops below half-time (6 hours per quarter).

You may click here to complete the Exit Interview online. If you have difficulty completing your exit, please contact Vicky Degen in the Business Office at 614-823-1949 or ECSI at 1-888-549-3274.

Institutional Loan Exit Counseling

IMPORTANT: this exit interview requirement is only for those students who received money from one or more of the following loan types while attending Otterbein:

  • Henry Strong Loan
  • Otterbein Loan
  • Pifer Loan
  • Schell Loan
  • Hoyt Loan
  • Dunlap Loan
As a loan borrower of one of the above loan programs you must complete an Exit interview upon graduation, withdrawal from Otterbein University, transfer to another school, or if your enrollment drops below half-time (6 hours per quarter). Otterbein has all of these loans serviced by ECSI, Inc. (Educational Computer Systems, Inc). Please contact Vicky Degen to request your online exit counseling session:

Vicky Degen
Business Office
25 W. Home Street
Westerville, OH 43081
(614) 823-1949
fax: (614) 823-1512
vdegen@otterbein.edu

 

/ Financial Aid Office

Financial Aid is located in Barlow Hall, 88 Cochran Alley

Contact
p/ 614.823.1502
f/ 614-823-1588
e/ financialaid@otterbein.edu