WVSOM's Financial Aid office provides loan counseling to help the student understand their rights and responsibilities as a loan borrower. Please contact the financial aid office at 304-647-6231 to schedule an appointment.
Prior to first disbursement, all first time Federal Stafford and Federal Graduate PLUS Loan borrowers must complete Entrance Counseling. Counseling is provided by the Financial Aid staff and StudentAid.gov provides information on the following topics:
Shortly before the student borrower of a Federal Stafford, Federal Graduate PLUS, or Federal Perkins Loan ceases at least half-time study, he/she is required to complete Exit Counseling. The exit counseling sessions include information on the following and must be completed at StudentAid.gov:
The National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) Student Access Web Site lets student borrowers track and manage their federal student loans and grants online. The site provides disbursement amounts, outstanding balances, and status per federal fund type.