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Visit usc.edu/financialaid for application instructions and other information.
Financial Aid Entrance Loan Counseling Requirement
Students applying for a Federal Direct Stafford Loan and/or Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan at USC for the first time must satisfy an entrance loan counseling requirement prior to the first disbursement of their loan. For details, visit usc.edu/financialaid/loans.
Financial Aid Exit Loan Counseling Requirement
Students must satisfy exit loan counseling requirements when they graduate, withdraw or cease to be enrolled at least half-time, if they received the following loan funds for study at USC: Federal Direct Stafford Loans, Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loans, Federal Perkins Loans, Health Professions Student Loans or Loans for Disadvantaged Students. For details, please visit usc.edu/financialaid/loans.
Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress Requirement
As you plan your academic courses for spring 2015, keep in mind the number of units you will need to maintain satisfactory academic progress for financial aid. The number of units for which you enroll should allow you to meet GPA requirements, successfully complete 67 percent of cumulative units attempted and complete your degree within the maximum time frame allowed. For complete Satisfactory Academic Progress policy details, please visit usc.edu/sap.