WCC participates exclusively in the Federal Direct Student Loan Program which includes Subsidized and Unsubsidized Student Loans. The Federal Government is the lender in the Direct Student Loan Program. Students interested in federal student loans will be required to apply through the Direct Student Loan Program and complete new master promissory notes.

For additional information on the Direct Student Loan Program, please click on the following links:

How to Apply for a Direct Student Loan

To apply for a Direct Student Loan, students must meet basic eligibility criteria and

 complete the following steps:

  1. Complete Direct Student Loan Entrance Counseling.
  2. Complete a Direct Student Loan Master Promissory Note.
  3. Print a Loan Request form.
  4. Complete the form and submit it to the Financial Aid Office via mail, fax or in-person.

We’ve teamed up with Solutions at ECMC to answer all of your student loan repayment questions. Solutions is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping students manage educational loans and their resources are available to you free of charge. To contact a Solutions Student Loan Repayment Advisor, email or web chat, or call them at 1-877-331-3262.


WCC Loan Application Important Dates and Priority Deadlines

Semester Application Start
Application End
Fall Semester July 1 August 1 (Priority)
Spring Semester July 1 December 1 (Priority)
March 1 May 1 (Priority)

Exit Counseling

When you are getting ready to graduate or you are no longer enrolled at least half-time at Wytheville Community College and you have received a Direct Loan, you are required to complete exit counseling.

 Exit counseling can be completed on-line at:  www.studentloans.gov. You will need your FSA username and password to complete the counseling.