Financial Aid Services


Entrance Counseling

Entrance Counseling is a requirement for all students requesting Stafford or PLUS loans.
To complete the entrance counseling, visit
For step-by-step instructions, please review the instructions in detail.

Exit Counseling

As a federal requirement, students separating from Pacific Oaks College and who received federal student loans must complete the exit counseling at
Official transcripts and diplomas will not be issued until the exit loan counseling has been completed.

Additional Resources

Complete Direct Loan promissory note and entrance interview

Student Aid on the Web
Department of Education’s student guide to financial aid

Federal Student Aid FAFSA
Free Application For Student Aid completion and correction

PIN Website
Apply for a federal student aid PIN (electronic signature)

Your Financial Aid History
Financial Aid history and exit counseling

Scholarship search

Service programs such as Americorps provide awards to repay student loans in exchange for work