National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) for Students
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NSLDS is a repository of information from many sources. Changes to the data are made by those sources. Collecting the data into one central location such as NSLDS gives you convenience and saves you time. If for any reason you disagree with the information reported to NSLDS, please contact one or more of the sources of your data listed on the detail pages on this site. The Department is also available as a resource at 1-800-4FEDAID if you need additional assistance. Your comments and corrections will help improve the services NSLDS provides.
Warning: Touring Exit Counseling does not fulfill Exit Counseling Requirement.

This exit counseling session will walk you through the following:

  • Your TEACH Grant Amounts
  • Teach Grant Service Obligation
    • Key Definitions
    • Completing Your TEACH Grant Service Obligation
    • Documenting Your TEACH Grant Service Obligation
    • Completing Less Than a Full Year of Qualifying Teaching Service
    • Teaching at More Than One Qualifying School or Educational Service Agency
    • Temporary Suspension of the Period for Completing Your TEACH Grant Service Obligation
    • Discharge of Your TEACH Grant Service Obligation
    • Section Quiz
  • Conversion to a Direct Unsubsidized Loan
    • Section Quiz
  • Repayment After Conversion to a Direct Unsubsidized Loan
    • Loan Terms & Conditions
    • Interest
    • Payment
    • Repayment Plans
    • Section Quiz
    • Debt Management Strategies
    • Avoiding Delinquency & Default
      • Deferment
      • Forbearance
    • Consequences of Default
    • Loan Discharge & Forgiveness
    • Section Quiz
  • Useful Resources
  • TEACH Grant Servicing Center
  • Final Steps

Take time to carefully review the information on the following pages. There will be a series of short quizzes that you will be required to complete before continuing through the session. Note that you must complete the entire session once you begin. If you exit the counseling before completing the session and return later, you will need to start over from the beginning. The entire session takes approximately 20 - 30 minutes to complete.


Information contained on these pages reflects the most current data in the NSLDS database. The data contained on this site is for general information purposes and should not be used to determine eligibility, loan payoffs, overpayment status, or tax reporting. Please consult the Financial Aid Officer at your school or the specific holder of your debts for further information.

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