We encourage you to complete your Student Center “TO DO” list by the priority dates. This is when our financial aid offices' high volume period starts.
Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
Login to myMCCKC to check your financial aid status.
3100 Main Street, Suite 100
Kansas City, Missouri 64111
Phone - 816.604.4400
Fax - 816.759.4416
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Contact your campus financial aid office for information about the steps needed to apply for a loan. You will need to be enrolled at least half time, complete paperwork, online entrance counseling and a master promissory note (MPN), plus attend an information session.
Low-interest loans are available through the William D. Ford Direct Loan Program. Under the Direct Loan Program, the funds for your federal loans will come directly from the U.S. Department of Education. Plenty of information can be found on their website using the following links.
If you demonstrate financial need, you may be eligible for a subsidized Stafford loan where the federal government covers interest payments until repayment of the loan begins and during any deferment periods.
For students whose FAFSA does not demonstrate sufficient financial need. This can also be used to supplement a subsidized Stafford loan. The borrower pays the interest.
For parents of an eligible dependent undergraduate student. The borrower must be credit worthy or obtain a credit worthy endorser. The parent pays the interest. The FAFSA is not required.
After you meet with the financial aid office and get application paperwork you need to complete online entrance counseling on the government's loan web site. Completing entrance counseling is NOT an application for a loan. First contact your campus financial aid office for information about the steps needed to apply for a loan.
After you meet with the financial aid office and get application paperwork, you will need to complete a loan MPN on the government's loan web site. Completing the MPN is NOT an application for a loan. First contact your campus financial aid office for information about the steps needed to apply for a loan.
When you turn in your application paperwork you will be scheduled to attend a loan information session. Attendance is required in order to receive a loan. The session provides details about requirements and limits, help deciding how much to borrow and how you will receive the money, how to maintain eligibility, and responsibilities for repayment and consequences of default.
After receiving a loan you will need to complete online exit counseling on the government's loan web site. You will receive more information about this during your loan information session.