What is Parent PLUS Credit Counseling?
PLUS Credit Counseling will help students and parents understand the obligations associated with borrowing a PLUS loan and assist them in making careful decisions about taking on student loan debt.
PLUS Credit Counseling is required if the U.S. Department of Education has informed you that you have an adverse credit history and you have:
Obtained an endorser or
Documented extenuating circumstances to the satisfaction of the U.S. Department of Education
PLUS Credit Counseling can be completed voluntarily at any time. If PLUS Credit Counseling is completed voluntarily and you are determined to have an adverse credit history by the U.S. Department of Education within 30 days of PLUS Credit Counseling completion, your PLUS Credit Counseling requirement will be considered to be fulfilled.
Who should complete this?
Parents of eligible dependent undergraduate students