Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

All Hawkeye Community College buildings are closed. Faculty and staff are working remotely and can be reached via email or phone.

COVID-19 Emergency Funds are available to Hawkeye students affected by the disruption of campus operations. Learn more and apply today to see if you qualify!

See the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information web page for more information. Last updated: Thursday, April 23, 2020.

Responsible Borrowing

If you have borrowed more than $15,500 as a dependent student or $28,000 as an independent student in Federal Direct Loans you will need to complete a Responsible Borrowing Session each year you continue to borrow from the Federal Direct Loan program.

We will notify you through your Hawkeye email and My Hawkeye > Self-Service Menu > Financial Aid > Financial Aid Services if you need to complete a Responsible Borrowing Session.

In this session you will complete exercises that will help you keep your student loan borrowing to a minimum, as well as the tools to locate your Loan Servicer information and total loan debt.

To complete your Responsible Borrowing Session you must:

  1. Watch the following two-minute videos:

    1. Repayment: What to Expect: Learn about loan repayment options, selecting a repayment plan, and the role of loan servicers.

    2. Responsible Borrowing: Learn about responsible borrowing, loan repayment, and carefully weighing the costs of college and potential income after graduation.

  2. Complete the Student Loan Game Plan counseling.

  3. Complete the appropriate Responsible Borrowing Worksheet:

  4. Return your completed worksheet along with additional printouts requested during the session to the Financial Aid office.

Financial Aid

Hawkeye Center 118
319-296-4020
800-670-4769 ext.4020
319-296-4495 (fax)
Email us

Regular Hours

Mon–Fri 8:00am–4:30pm

Federal Student Aid. An office of the U.S. department of education. Proud Sponsor or the American mind.

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