Federal Direct Loan Promissory Notes

The promissory notes for the Federal Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized loans, as well as the parent Plus loan, are electronically signed at studentloans.gov. Sign in using your FAFSA PIN and choose 'Complete Master Promissory Note'.

If you have been awarded a Federal Perkins Loan, you will be notified of the loan requirements separately. 

Federal Direct Loan Entrance and Exit Counseling

Entrance Counseling: All first time borrowers are required to complete online entrance counseling. Without the counseling completed, the University cannot disburse loan proceeds. Click studentloans.gov to access the Federal Student Aid website. Sign in with your FAFSA PIN and click on 'Complete Entrance Counseling'.

Exit Counseling: Upon graduating, withdrawing from college, or going below half-time status in any semester, borrowers are required to complete an exit counseling session. Go to studentloans.gov and select 'Exit Counseling'.  You will need your FAFSA PIN to complete Exit Counseling.

If you have been awarded a Federal Perkins Loan, you will be notified of the loan requirements separately.

Federal Perkins Loan Promissory Note/Entrance Counseling

You will be notified by the Student Loan Office when your loan information has been established.  After you have been notified, sign your Federal Perkins Loan promissory note and complete the entrance counseling at www.signmyloan.com

To utilize this site you must meet all the following criteria:

  • Enrolled in classes at Western New England University
  • Have your financial aid award letter
  • Have a FAFSA PIN

Federal Perkins Loan Exit Counseling

To fulfill your Federal Perkins Loan Exit Counseling and better understand the repayment of your student loans you may click here to go to the University Accounting Service website.

The Exit Counseling is required upon graduation, or when a student leaves Western New England University.

You should have the following information available:

  1. Your Social Security Number
  2. Your Driver's License Number
  3. Name, Address, Telephone Number of 3 References