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Financial Awareness Counseling Tool

When you first borrowed federal student loans, you were required to complete online entrance counseling before your loans could be disbursed. Financial awareness counseling is part of an ongoing effort to help you "put all the pieces together" by providing tools and information while you are attending school to assist you in managing your finances. Topics covered in this step by step guide include:

Online financial awareness counseling

To begin your online financial awareness counseling session, visit the Federal Student Aid website, sign in and select "Complete Loan Counseling." Then select " Financial Awareness Counseling." The process will take approximately 20 to 30 minutes. Please note that you must complete the entire session once you begin. If you close your browser before receiving confirmation of successful completion of the session and then return later, you will need to start over from the beginning. Once you have successfully completed the session, your To Do List in CAESAR will be updated to “Completed!” within 5 business days.

Your  tuition and fees can be viewed on the Student Financial Services website and the following resources in CAESAR may be helpful in completing the session: