Financial Aid

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Welcome to Kellogg Community College’s Financial Aid homepage! We have established an effective financial aid program of scholarships and grants, campus employment and loans. Students are encouraged to complete the Free Applications for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) used by the Financial Aid office to determine eligibility for most aid sources. Through our programs, the College attempts to make education financially possible for all eligible and qualified applicants.

The Financial Aid Office is located on the Battle Creek campus in the Hub Student Enrollment Center. General information and forms are available at the Regional Manufacturing Technology Center (RMTC), the Grahl Center in Coldwater, the Fehsenfeld Center in Hastings, and the Eastern Academic Center in Albion.

Click here to Schedule an Appointment 

  • We added a sign outside of the front door, which will be locked. The sign will include a QR code to help you check in remotely.
    • Use your phone’s camera app to check in, whether you have an appointment or are walking in.
    • Once you check in, you will receive a confirmation page with further instructions.
  • Student computers are separated by distance of more than 6ft.
  • Each student station will offer hand sanitizer, and students will be responsible to clean student station areas prior to use. Sanitation spray will be provided.
  • The front desk staff and students attending the front desk stations for document drop off and scanning, will be separated by Plexiglas.
  • Scanners are automatic, and students will not be required to touch or activate the scanners.
  • We encourage students to come alone for their appointment, and that they wear a mask.

FAFSA completed…what’s next? (PDF)

Financial Aid Quick Reference

Apply Early

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.

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

Upcoming Financial Aid Deadlines

  • 11/06/20: Fall SAP Appeal Deadline
  • 11/20/20: Fall/Spring Loan Request Deadline
  • 11/09/20: Spring Priority Processing Deadline (FAFSA submitted)
  • 11/24/20: Spring Priority Processing Deadline (ALL docs submitted)
  • 03/26/21: Spring-Only Loan Request Deadline
  • 04/02/21: Spring SAP Appeal Deadline

Get Financial Aid Notifications Online

Click here for information on how to receive online notifications from the Financial Aid office.

Financial Aid and Textbooks

Books will be available in the Bruin Bookstore prior to the beginning of the semester. The LAST day financial aid students may charge their books to their financial aid are:

  • Fall 2020: 9/11/2020
  • Spring 2021: 1/29/2021

Refund Checks

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 4 equal disbursements; 2 in the Fall and 2 in the Spring.

  • 9/25/20: Fall Refund check sent for Grants & Scholarships
  • 10/9/20: Fall Refund checks for 1st half of all Fall loans
  • 10/30/20: Fall Refund checks for 2nd half of Fall loans
  • 2/19/21: Spring Refund checks for Grants, Scholarships, First half Spring-Only of loans
  • 2/26/21: Spring Refund  for First half of First time loan borrower loans
  • 3/12/21: Spring Refunds for 2nd half of all loans

Financial Aid Refunds Reminder – Electronic deposits of financial aid refunds will take one to three business days to be processed and deposited into the bank accounts designated by students.

Office Contact Information & Hours

Phone: 269-965-4123
FAX: 269-966-4089


  • 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays
  • CLOSED Fridays


  •  9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays

Information about the Financial Aid Process provided by the Department of Education (FAFSA).

“How to Create Your FSA ID” video

How to File the 2020-2021 FAFSA