SMU requires exit counseling for Summer Studies loan borrowers who are
graduating from an SMU undergraduate program, withdrawing from the university as
an undergraduate, or dropping below half-time undergraduate enrollment status.
Exit counseling covers:
During exit counseling, borrowers are also required to provide updated personal
information, such as address, telephone number, and employment.
Schools must keep documentation that shows the borrower received the required
exit counseling, either electronically, in person or by mail.
If a borrower withdraws from school without the school's knowledge, or if a
borrower fails to attend a scheduled exit counseling session, the school must
mail written exit counseling materials to the borrower at his or her last known
To complete exit counseling/exit interview for a Summer Studies loan, please
visit https://borrower.ecsi.net/ .
NOTE: There will be a hold on all educational records (i.e. diploma, transcript,
etc) until the exit interview is completed. Also, Summer Studies loans cannot be
deferred, cancelled, or consolidated.