Exit Loan Counseling
If you have borrowed a Federal Direct Stafford Loan while attending Hawkeye, you will need to complete an Exit Loan Counseling session
- before you graduate
- if you withdraw from Hawkeye
- if you are enrolled in less than six credit hours
This is mandatory even if you plan to continue your education here at Hawkeye in another program or at another college or university. Learn more about in school deferment.
You will not be able to receive an official copy of your Hawkeye transcript or your diploma until you complete the Exit Loan Counseling.
Please allow up to 48 hours for processing.
If you received additional private educational loans you will need to contact that lender directly to set up your repayment options.
Average Total Loan Debt
Hawkeye Community College’s average total loan debt, excluding PLUS, for 2010-2011 for an Associate Degree was $11,911 with an average monthly payment, over 10 years, is $137.07. For Diploma/Certificate programs it was $9,658, with an average monthly payment, over 10 years, is $111.14.
In School Deferment
If you continue your education here at Hawkeye in another program or at another college or university and your enrollment in classes for the next semester is more than half time, your loan will be eligible for in-school deferment. An in-school deferment form must be completed if you attend another school. You can get this form at your loan servicer’s web page.
Exit Loan Counseling Sessions
Graduating students must attend an Exit Loan Counseling Group Session in person.
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