Emergency Loans

Emergency loans are permitted in the event of an actual emergency and only in the term they occur. Loan requests may range from $100 to $500 depending upon the availability of fundsEmergency loans are only available to students with an acute immediate need at the discretion of the Director of Financial Aid. Additional criteria for this loan is outlined in the application process.

Emergency Loan Examples:

  • Personal/Family Crisis – a situation or period in which things are very uncertain, difficult or painful, especially a time when action must be taken to avoid complete disaster or breakdown.
  • Disaster – an event that causes serious loss, destruction, hardship or death.
  • Tragedy – serious illness, financial ruin or fatality.
  • Theft – having property stolen, vehicle damage, etc.

Contact Financial Aid

For assistance with Financial Aid please contact:

Laurie Radford
Director of Financial Aid

Sally Kalstrom
Financial Aid Counselor & Federal Work-study Coordinator

Alison Pillette
Financial Aid Counselor

Send an email to the general Financial Aid email box

Mailing Address
National College of Natural Medicine
Attn: Financial Aid Office
049 SW Porter Street
Portland, OR 97201

Physical Location
2828 SW Naito Pkwy
Suite 200
Portland, OR 97201

It is the mission of the Financial Aid staff to provide comprehensive financial aid resources and financial management education to support students and alumni in achieving their professional goals.