Once you have applied for college financial aid, it’s important to learn how to manage student loans. Here are some links you will need. Also, remember it’s important to file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for each academic year you attend Kalamazoo College. If you need further assistance, please contact us through the information at the bottom of this page.
2018-19 Loan Adjust/Decline Form – Use this form to reduce or decline the federal loans in your financial aid offer for 2018-19.
Federal Direct Loan
Direct loan master promissory note – First-time borrowers must sign in (using your FSA ID) to complete an electronic master promissory note.
Direct loan entrance counseling – First-time borrowers must sign in (using your FSA ID) to complete electronic entrance counseling.
Loan calculator – This site provides additional information about loan-repayment options and can help you calculate an estimate of what your loan payments may be.
The National Student Loan Data System – Sign in here to find out who your loan servicer is, disbursements that have been made, the status of your direct loans, compounded interest amounts, repayment terms, deferment paperwork and more.
For more information about how to manage student loans, contact us:
Phone: 269.337.7192 or 800.632.5760
Location: Mandelle Hall 111
8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday
Office of Financial Aid
1200 Academy St
Kalamazoo, MI 49006