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Perkins Exit Counseling

University of Central Arkansas in Conway, AR


Welcome to the University of Central Arkansas Federal Perkins Student Loan Exit Interview Counseling. As a federal loan regulation you are required to complete the following questionnaire. The Perkins Loan Office will be notified that you have completed the questionnaire, which will satisfy our current requirements.

At this time, you should have received a letter from the UCA Perkins Loan Office. The letter should have included a Loan Information Release Form to be completed and returned. The following information should be completed as thoroughly as possible.

  1. Please complete the following exit counseling by clicking on the start button below.
  2. Your rights and obligations are included in the exit information and should be read thoroughly as they will inform you about the details of your loan. Included and explained in this section are details concerning: Grace period, Cancellation of loans, Deferment of loans, and Forbearance.
  3. The personal and confidential information will provide updated information for our files. We will not use the information to contact parents or references but the information is required for federal regulations. We do request that you notify our office if after leaving the college the information you have provided changes for any reason.

If you have any further questions or concerns, please contact Edwina Smith.


Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30


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Perkins Exit Counseling Session Instructions

Before You Start

  • Ensure you meet the browser and system requirements:
    • You must use at least Internet Explorer 7.0 or the newest version of Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome. Get a browser now.
    • You can use any Internet service provider (ISP) to connect to the Internet; however, you should access this counseling session using one of the browsers above after you've connected. Do NOT use the ISP's browser, such as AOL or MSN--you won't be able to complete the student form at the end of the session!
    • You must enable JavaScript in your browser.
    • If you encounter that the question numbers are not displaying correctly when you answer a question incorrectly, ensure that Java is enabled on your browser and try another browser (such as Firefox or Chrome), if the issue persists.
  • PARENTS: Please don't complete the counseling session on behalf of your son or daughter, as this federal requirement helps the student understand the rights and responsibilities of borrowing a student loan.

  • You will need about 25 minutes to complete this counseling session.

  • You will need the following information:
    • Your Social Security number
    • Your driver's license number
    • Name, address, telephone number, and employer for your parent, if applicable
    • Name, address, telephone number, and employer for your spouse, if applicable
    • Names, addresses, telephone numbers, and employers for two references residing at different addresses

  • You might need the name, address, telephone number, and employer for your next of kin.
  • NOTE: Providing names and information for your spouse, parent, next of kin, and references does not obligate them to assist with repayment of your loan. Regulations require you provide this data so your loan holder can locate you, if, in the future, they have an invalid address or phone number.

    The student loan calculator in this session will help you calculate your estimated monthly payment. If you aren't sure how much you'll borrow, you can ask your school for the average student loan indebtedness of borrowers at the school or in your program of study at the school.

    What to Do

    • Read the content and answer the questions.
    • Fill out the student information form. Use the comment box for any comments or questions you have for your school.
    • Print the confirmation page that appears after you fill out the student information form or note your confirmation number for your records.

    NOTE: Generally, the Back and Forward buttons on your browser will not work once you begin the counseling session.  Use the buttons within the counseling to navigate.

    NOTICE: The information you provide for loan counseling may be disclosed to third parties, such as your lender, lender servicer, school servicer, subsequent loan holder, or guarantor, as authorized under routine uses in the appropriate system of records and as may be authorized or required by federal regulations.