UIS Interviews

UIS Entrance Interviews

UIS student loan recipients must complete the Financial Counselor™ entrance interview each academic year they receive a student loan. Financial Counselor™ is an interactive web based program, available 24 hours a day 7 days a week for the students’ convenience.

In order to successfully complete Financial Counselor™, students will need the following information:

  • Type and amount of all student loans received to date, including loans awarded for the current academic year;
  • Type and amount of all financial aid accepted for the current academic year;
  • Estimate of tuition, fees, books, living and transportation expenses for the current academic year (exact amounts are not necessary).

To access Financial Counselor™, for Campus Based Student Loans (Federal Perkins, Health Professional, University Long Term Loans):

  • Log into Financial Counselor™,
  • Select “Entrance Interview”,
  • Follow program instructions through to completion,
  • Enter student’s UIN (a missing or inaccurate UIN invalidates completion of Financial Counselor™).

UIS Exit Interviews

Upon termination of student status at the University, all student loan recipients must complete an exit interview for each type of loan they received. Students transitioning from an undergraduate to a graduate program are also required to complete exit interview(s).

To complete an exit interview for Campus Based Student Loans (Federal Perkins, Health Professions, University Long Term loans):

  • Log into Financial Counselor™,
  • Select “Exit Interview”,
  • Follow program instructions through to completion,
  • Enter student’s UIN (a missing or inaccurate UIN invalidates completion of the exit interview),
  • Enter all requested reference information.