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FINANCIAL AID

Kellogg Community College’s Financial Aid Office is centrally located in the Hub Enrollment Center on KCC’s North Avenue campus in Battle Creek. The office can be reached at 269-965-4123 (phone), 269-966-4089 (fax) and [email protected].

Please note: The Financial Aid Office will provide the majority of communications via the Financial Aid Self Service System through the Bruin Portal and also via KCC student email. Please become familiar with how to access your email.

Regular Office Walk-in Hours

  • 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays
  • 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays (September-April)
  • 9 a.m. to noon Fridays (August)

Please note: Friday hours: (May 12, and May 26 the College is open 9 a.m. to noon). The Financial Aid Office will be closed Friday, May 19 for division-wide training. 

The Financial Aid Office is closed Fridays in June and July.

 

Services available in the Financial Aid Office:

  • Get assistance with completing the FAFSA
  • Ask questions about scholarships or how to apply
  • Discuss your current financial aid status
  • Speak with the Certifying Veteran Affairs Official/Representative
  • Understand your Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) status
  • Speak with a Financial Aid Representative

Biden-Harris Student Debt Relief Information

The Biden-Harris Administration is providing up to $20,000 in student loan debt relief for eligible borrowers. For more information please click here.

For more information regarding the Fresh Start Initiative Program for borrowers with Federal Student Loans in Default, please click here.

Applying for Financial Aid

All students seeking financial aid to pay for college should begin by filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). FAFSA Applications for financial aid should be received at least 60 days prior to the first enrollment semester each year to guarantee eligible funds for the start of that semester.

Submitting Required Documentation

Completed and signed verification documents can be submitted to our office virtually by taking a photo of your documentation and submitting in jpg, png or pdf format by email to [email protected] or by faxing to 269-966-4089. Documentation can also be submitted in person in the Hub Enrollment Center. There is also a dropbox located at the Student Center entrance for documents submitted before or after our regular hours. Documents may also be mailed to:

Kellogg Community College
Financial Aid Office
450 North Ave.
Battle Creek, MI 49017

Resources

For more information on retaining your financial aid, view our Financial Aid Quick Reference Guide. For information regarding our financial aid policies, view our Financial Aid Complete Reference Guide.

Upcoming Financial Aid Deadlines

  • 11/23/22: Spring Priority Processing Deadline (ALL docs submitted)
  • 3/25/23: Spring-Only Loan Request Deadline
  • 4/03/23: Spring SAP Appeal Deadline
  • 4/17/23: Summer Priority Processing Deadline (ALL docs submitted)
  • 6/9/23: Summer-Only Loan Request Deadline
  • 6/26/23: Summer SAP Appeal Deadline

Financial Aid & Textbooks

Textbooks will be available in the Bruin Bookstore prior to the beginning of each semester. Students are able to apply or charge their book cost to their awarded financial aid. The LAST day financial aid students may charge their books to their financial aid are:

  • Spring 2023: 2/13/2023
  • Summer 2023: 6/5/2023

Refund Payment Dates

All loans that are awarded for the fall and spring semesters will be split into multiple disbursements. If you have been awarded a fall and spring loan, your loan will be split into four equal disbursements, two in the fall and two in the spring.

  • 2/17/23: Spring refund for grants, scholarships, and first half of loans
  • 2/24/23: Spring refund for first half of spring first-time loan borrower loans
  • 3/10/23: Spring refund for second half of all loans
  • 6/09/23: Summer refund for grants, scholarships, and first half of loans
  • 6/23/23: Summer refund for first half of summer first-time loan borrower loans
  • 6/30/23: Summer refund for second half of all loans

REMINDER: Electronic deposits of financial aid refunds may take three to five business days to be processed and deposited into the bank accounts designated by students.

 

Financial Aid Contacts

Brent Haddow

Brent Haddow

Counselor, Veterans Success

Nikki Jewell

Nikki Jewell

Dean, Enrollment Services and Financial Aid

Jennifer Stegenga

Jennifer Stegenga

Specialist, Financial Aid

Nicole Masters

Nicole Masters

Director, Financial Aid

Cole McDaniel

Cole McDaniel

Assistant Director, Financial Aid

Lola Long

Lola Long

Specialist, Financial Aid

Laura Miller

Laura Miller

Financial Aid Officer