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Entrance Counseling Information Sessions

If you are a first-time federal loan borrower, you will need to complete the Federal Loan Entrance Counseling and sign a Master Promissory Note. If this is your first time receiving loans at CNM you will be required to complete the CNM First Time Borrower Counseling in addition to the Federal Loan Entrance Counseling.

All In-Person Counseling Sessions held on campus will be canceled while CNM remains on the current modified operations plan.

CNM First Time Borrower Counseling 

Requirements

  • Complete your FAFSA
  • To receive a federal student loan, you must be enrolled in 6 credit hours. Congress also establishes loan limits that may be prorated depending on your student classification.
  • If you are a first-time federal loan borrower, you will need to complete the Entrance Counseling and sign a Master Promissory Note.
  • If you qualify for a Federal Subsidized Stafford Loan, you may borrow up to $3,500 per year as a first-year student and $4,500 per year as a second-year student.
  • Private student loan requirements vary by lender. 

Read the Loan Request Instructions to find out how to access your student loan information in myCNM.

Loan Revision/Cancellation Form

Student Loan Types

The Federal Subsidized and Unsubsidized Stafford Loans, Nursing Student Loans for Service and Federal PLUS loans all require separate applications.

Learn more about each type of student loans:

Policies and Rules