Which Steps should I follow?  Please see the definitions below: متجر بلاي
Are you a New Borrower? 
If you have not borrowed Federal Direct Student Loan funds while attending college, you are a New Borrower.
Please follow the instructions for a New Borrower. تحميل ببجي
 
Are you a Returning Borrower?
If you have previously borrowed Federal Direct Student Loan funds while attending college, you are a Returning Borrower. 
Please follow the instructions below for a Returning Borrower.
 
 

 
تحميل واتس اب
 

Steps for New Borrowers

You should follow these steps if you have NEVER had a student loan at MCC previously.  
Failure to complete one of the steps below, will cause a delay in the processing of your loan. تحميل يوتيوب

Step One: Complete the FAFSA

You must have a completed file with the MCC financial aid office in order to have a loan request processed.

Step Two: Complete Entrance Counseling

This will take you to studentloans.gov. Once there, sign in and direct yourself to Entrance Counseling. You are going to need your FSA User id and password to sign in. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete your entrance counseling. تحميل ببجي

Step Three: Sign a Master Promissory Note

The will take you to studentloans.gov. Once there, sign in and direct yourself to sign your Master Promissory Note. You will use your FSA User ID and password. Master Promissory Notes are valid for 10 years so if you completed an MPN last year - DO NOT complete a new MPN. المتجر

Step Four:  MCC Direct Loan Request Form for the Academic Year 

  
                    

Steps for Returning Borrowers

You should follow these steps if you have previously had a student loan at MCC. تحميل واتساب
Failure to complete one of the steps below, will cause a delay in the processing of your loan.

Step One: Complete the FAFSA

You must have a completed file with the MCC financial aid office in order to have a loan request processed.

Step Two:  MCC Direct Loan Request Form for the Academic Year

                   

Loan Cancellation/Reduction سينمانا

If you wish to cancel or reduce the amount of your Direct Loan for the current semester and it has not yet been disbursed to MCC, you may complete this form: Loan Cancellation/Reduction Form.

Exit Counseling

If you have been a Direct Loan Borrower while attending Montcalm Community College, you are required to complete Exit Counseling before you leave MCC as a student, graduate, transfer to another school or drop below half-time enrollment. يوتيوب تنزيل

Please click on this: Exit Counseling to complete your Loan Exit Counseling. You will be required to sign in using your FSA User ID and password. YouTube


Loan Disbursements

Please keep the following in mind when applying for loans:

Two Semester Loans: Will have one disbursement in each semester.

One Semester Loans: Will have two disbursement in the one semester.

If you apply for a two semester loan and then submit an additional loan request for one semester, this is considered a one semester loan.  Each loan must have two equal disbursements.  If you have loan questions, please email finaid@montcalm.edu.

Interest Rates on Federal Student Loans

For loans first disbursed 7/1/2021 through 6/30/2022 - 3.73%

For loans first disbursed 7/1/2020 through 6/30/2021 - 2.75%

For loans first disbursed 7/1/2019 through 6/30/2020 - 4.53%

For loans first disbursed 7/1/2018 through 6/30/2019 - 5.05%

For loans first disbursed 7/1/2017 through 6/30/2018 - 4.45%

For loans first disbursed 7/1/2016 through 6/30/2017 - 3.76%

Yearly Direct Loan Limits

 
Please keep in mind that these are yearly loan limits not semester loan limits.
 
Dependent Students
First Year:$5,500                                        
Subsidized: Max of $3,500                          
Unsubsidized: $2,000  
 
Second Year: $6,500
Subsidized: Max of $4,500
Unsubsidized: $2,000
 
 
Independent Students
First Year: $9,500                                      
Subsidized Max of $3,500                             
Unsubsidized: $6,000   
 
Second Year: $10,500                                      
Subsidized Max of $4,500                             
Unsubsidized: $6,000