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Federal Student Aid Resources
Booklets and Brochures

Federal Student Loans: Basics for Students – PDF

Federal Student Loans: Direct PLUS Loan Basics for Parents – PDF

Federal Student Loans: Repaying Your Loans – PDF For Members of the U.S. Armed Forces: What you need to know about your federal student loan benefits – PDF
Entrance Counseling Guide – PDF Exit Counseling Guide – PDF

 

 

 

Senior Exit Counseling

4-Easy Steps:

1.  Click on this link and complete the Exit Counseling on studentloans.gov.
2. Email a screenshot of your confirmation email for Exit Counseling to aprice@htu.edu.
3. Watch three videos found by clicking the links below:
a.  Student Loan Repayment Options video Click here
b.  Repayment: What to Expect video  Click here. Spanish-captioned video
c.  Repayment: How to Manage Your Student Loans Click here. Spanish-captioned video
Optional: Additional student loan repayment information. Not required, but highly recommended. Click here.
4. Attend ONE scheduled Exit Counseling “Zoom” meeting:
December completers:
December 2, 2020 – 6:00 p.m.
December 7, 2020 – 6:00 p.m.
May completers:
April 20, 2021 – 6:00 p.m.
April 21, 2021 – 6:00 p.m.
April 22, 2021 – 6:00 p.m.
May 3, 2021 (make up session) – 6:00 p.m.
*  All session times will be added to Outlook Calendar
*  RSVP for ONLY ONE session via Outlook (accept the meeting)

Need Assistance??
Contact Mr. Ambrose M. Price II via email at aprice@htu.edu.

                                                                                                                                                                       

Money Smart – A Financial Education Program

HT is utilizing the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Money Smart Computer-Based Instruction (CBI) tool to learn about basic personal financial management.

The CBI is game-based computer instruction offering 11 modules of Adult based learning tracks. Each module takes about 30 minutes to complete. You are required to complete the following modules:

“Borrowing Basics”

“Money Matters”

If you need to stop the online instruction while in progress the program will remember where you left off once you log in.

To complete the course and earn credit you need to earn a score of 80% or better on the questions and activities.

Log in.

New users are required to complete a simple, one-time registration process. Once you complete the initial registration process, only your email and password are required for future visits.

1. Open your browser and go to: https://www.fdic.gov/consumers/consumer/moneysmart/mscbi/mscbi.html

2. Access the CBI version of Money Smart by clicking on the Money Smart CBI Online link.

3. Select “Register Now” and complete all the required information. Select “Organization” and enter Huston-Tillotson University in the “Name of Organization” field. Select “Adult” and click the “Register” button

4. The FDIC Money Smart Computer-Based Instruction page appears which lists the various modules. Select the assigned module(s) and begin. A pop up window appears. Click the Forward button or press the Enter key to continue.

5. Upon successful completion of the Money Matters module print out your certificate of completion and attach to your Financial Aid Appeal form.