Financial Aid Office Contact Information
UH Maui College Financial Aid
310 Ka’ahumanu Avenue,
Mon-Fri, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Financial Aid Personnel:
Davileigh Kahealani Naeole
Student loans are a form of financial aid. It is money that a student (or sometimes parents) borrow to assist with paying for college expenses. Student loans must be repaid with interest by the borrower (this could be the student or the parent). Federal loans are administered by the Financial Aid Office. Private loans are also managed by the Financial Aid Office (please contact us for more information)
Federal Student Loan Information
For more information on the Federal Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans, Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans, and Federal Direct Parent Plus Loan for Undergraduate Students please see the Student Loans section on this webpage https://maui.hawaii.edu/financial/grants-scholarships-loans/
Federal Student Aid Website
Please note that the Federal Student Aid Office of the U.S. Department of Education has combined content and features from studentloans.gov, fsaid.ed.gov and nslds.ed.gov on the official federal student aid website STUDENTAID.GOV Future updates may be in progress.
How To Apply For a UHMC Student Loan
Requesting a Student Loan
Students interested in requesting student loans should complete this Loan Inquiry form (you must be signed in to your UH account to access the form). This form should be completed AFTER a student receives notification of their financial aid award for UH Maui College.
More information regarding how to apply for a student loan will be provided to the student via email. For more information, students may call the Financial Aid Office at 808-984-3277.
Note: To be eligible for a loan, students must be enrolled in at least 6 eligible credits for the term they are requesting the loan for.
Applying for a Student Loan
After completing the Loan Inquiry form (you must be signed in to your UH account to access the form), the student will receive an email communication from the UHMC Financial Aid Office with further instructions on how to apply for a student loan and information regarding when to complete the Direct Loan Process noted below.
Completing the Direct Loan Process
If you have previously received a Federal Direct Loan at UH Maui College, follow the instructions below:
Go to studentaid.gov and click “Log In” in the top right corner. You will need your verified FSA ID and password. Scroll down and click on “View Your Documents” under the MORE RESOURCES menu. Make sure that you have completed a Master Promissory note and Entrance counseling for UH Maui College. If both requirements are completed there is no further action you need to take.
If this is your first time receiving a Federal Direct Loan at UH Maui College, follow the instructions below:
After you have submitted a Loan Request Form to the UH Maui Financial Aid Office you must wait ONE WEEK before you complete the Entrance Counseling and Master Promissory Note (MPN) process below.
**NOTE: If you are a freshman student and a first-time borrower, you are not eligible for your loan until 30 days into the semester, at which time we may ask you to verify your attendance in your classes.**
COMPLETING THE ENTRANCE COUNSELING AND MASTER PROMISSORY NOTE
You will need your verified FSA ID (FAFSA Username & Password). If you do not have a FSA ID, click here to apply for one.
1. Go to studentaid.gov
2. Click “COMPLETE AND PROCESS” option from the menu across the top
3. Under Next Steps you will need to complete
Step 05 Complete Entrance Counseling for your first loan
Step 04 Sign Loan Agreement (Complete a Master Promissory Note – MPN for Subsidized/Unsubsidized Loans)
4. Click the “LOG IN TO START” button
5. Enter your FSA ID (FAFSA Username & Password) and click Log In
6. Follow the instructions on the Complete Loan Counseling screen for Entrance Counseling
7. Follow the instructions on the Complete Master Promissory Note screen. You will need information for 2 references.
Your loan funds will be received by the school approximately 2 weeks after you have completed the online Entrance Counseling and Master Promissory Note.
If you are a freshman student and first-time borrower, you are not eligible for your loan until 30 days into the semester.
Student Loan Cohort Default Rate (CDR) and how it compares to the national average. For more information, go to: https://www2.ed.gov/