Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Direct Loan Check List

Direct Loan Check List

  • Apply for a Federal Pin Number.
  • Complete FAFSA and satisfy any outstanding requirements. Outstanding requirements can be found accessing your My Valley account.
  • First-time loan borrowers at KVCC must also complete the KVCC Loan Request/Adjustment Form with verification attached demonstrating that they have completed Financial Awareness Counseling. This is a one-time requirement for first-time KVCC student borrowers beginning in the 2013-2014 school year.
  • Complete Entrance Loan Counseling for first-time loan borrowers. This is a one-time requirement for KVCC student borrowers.
  • Review Financial Aid Award letter by accessing your My Valley account, if no loan is awarded and you would like a loan, complete and return KVCC Loan Request/Adjustment Form (link to forms page on web)
  • Accept, Reduce or Decline Student Loan on your My Valley page.
  • You must complete and sign a new Master Promissory Note (MPN) if you have not previously borrowed under the Direct Loan program. (This includes all previous loan borrowers at KVCC, unless you borrowed under the Direct Loan program previously at another college).