Office of Student Financial Aid

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Direct Loan Exit Counseling

Students who have received Federal Direct Subsidized, Unsubsidized, and Graduate PLUS loans while attending SF State University, and who are currently enrolled less than half time, have withdrawn from SF State University or have applied for graduation from SF State must complete Exit Loan Counseling regarding the repayment of these federal loans.

This exit counseling requirement can be met by completing the Direct Loan Exit Counseling online at


Financial Awareness Counseling does not fulfill the counseling requirement.

TEACH GRANT Exit Counseling

If you received a Teach grant, you will also need to complete Teach Grant Exit counseling which will cover the consequences of non-completion of the Teach Grant Agreement to Serve requirement. To complete the Teach Grant Exit counseling requirement online:

On the website, browse the "Managing Repayment" section to receive tips for repaying your federal loans.

To view the Exit Counseling Guide

Federal Loan Repayment

Perkins Loan Exit Counseling

To repay Perkins Loan, students must contact:

University Loans & Collections Office

New Administration Building Room # 351
1600 Holloway Ave San Francisco, Ca 94132

Phone number: (415) 338-2421

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