University of South Carolina

Financial Aid & Scholarships


Finalizing Your Student Loans

You can accept or decline your Federal Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized loans, Federal Perkins Loans, Nursing Student Loans, and Health Professions Student Loans online through SSC.

If necessary, you may be required to sign a Master Promissory Note and/or to complete Entrance Loan Counseling. To see if you need to complete these requirements, choose "Financial Aid" on SSC, then "Awards", "Award for the Aid Year" and then "Requirements".

  • Click here to complete Entrance Loan Counseling and a Master Promissory Note for Federal Direct Loans.
  • Click here to complete Entrance Loan Counseling and a Master Promissory Note for the Federal Perkins Loan or the Nursing and Health Professions loans.

Once all responsibilities have been fulfilled, your loans will appear on the Award Overview tab.