University of California, Riverside

Student Business Services



Entrance Counseling / Master Promissory Note


Entrance Counseling / Master Promissory Note is a requirement for all first time student loan/scholarship borrowers at UCR. To determine if you need to complete Entrance Counseling / Master Promissory Note, please answer the following questions:

1.   Freshmen Students: Are you borrowing a student loan at UCR?

2.   Continuing Students: Is this the first time you are receiving a specific type of loan (e.g., Direct Stafford, Perkins,       or University loan) at UCR?

3.   Transfer Students: Did you receive loans at other institutions, but is this the first time you are borrowing at UCR?

If you answered YES to any of these questions, you MUST complete Entrance Counseling / Master Promissory Note before your loan funds will be disbursed.

If you are taking out a Direct Stafford Loan, a Direct Grad PLUS Loan or a TEACH grant, please click here to complete your Entrance Counseling requirement.

All other loans/scholarships, please click here to complete your Entrance Counseling / Master Promissory Note requirement.

Please note: It may take a minimum of 72 hours for your account to be updated once you have completed your Entrance Counseling / Master Promissory Note requirement.

If you have questions regarding completion of your Entrance Counseling / Master Promissory Note requirement, or you are unable to authenticate, please contact us at the address below:

Student Business Services
Student Services Bldg, HOSS
(Highlander One Stop Shop)
Phone: 951-827-3204
Email: sbsofc@ucr.edu

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Contact Information

Student Business Services
900 University Avenue

Tel: (951) 827-3204
Fax: (951) 827-3576
E-mail: sbsofc@ucr.edu

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