COVID-19 Campus Updates and Resources: Wearing a face mask and practicing physical distancing are required. Visit our Stay Healthy, Stay Safe. Navigating COVID-19 Together website for more information.

Spring 2021 Course List: This course list identifies face-to-face classes that will be delivered via Zoom at their scheduled days and times through March 19. All other courses will run as scheduled at their designated days, times, and locations.

Extended hours: Many offices are open 8:00am–6:00pm weekdays through January 22. Offices with extended hours include Student Services, Business Office, Financial Aid, and Admissions.

Questions to Ask When Considering a Private Loan

FASTChoice: is a resource that can assist you in finding and comparing private student loan options. The following are questions you should consider when comparing private loans.

  1. How much in total loan fees will I pay?

  2. Do I have to start paying this loan back while I’m in school?

  3. What is the current interest rate and how is it calculated?

  4. How long do I have to repay the loan?

  5. Are there any enrollment requirements? (Undergraduate; full or part-time; in a degree seeking program, etc.)

  6. Do I have a grace period with this loan? If yes, how long is the grace period?

  7. What are my repayment options?

  8. How strict are the credit requirements?

  9. Do I need a co-signer? Is my co-signer creditworthy?

  10. How long does the application process take?

  11. How often does the interest get capitalized?

  12. Do I have any deferment options?

  13. When will my first payment be due?

Financial Aid

Hawkeye Center 118
319-296-4020
800-670-4769 ext.4020
319-209-9239 (text only)
319-296-4495 (fax)
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Mon–Fri 8:00am–4:30pm

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