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  • Student Financial Assistance & Education

    We believe that all students should develop a spending plan and make wise decisions before borrowing any money to finance their education.

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Our goal is to provide assistance to any student who seeks to obtain funding to finance the cost of their education.

Receiving financial aid for the 2014-2015 academic year?

All students receiving funds through the University including financial aid, merit awards, grants and scholarships, must complete a FAFSA.

If you are receiving financial aid from any source (federal, state, university, school, program, private scholarship and/or private loans), you must also complete:

Note: Your FAFSA must be valid. Funds will not be awarded or posted until the Office of Student Financial Assistance & Education (SFAE) has received these forms.

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Interest Rates on New Federal Student Loans

Beginning with the 2013-2014 academic year, the method used to calculate federal student loan interest rates has changed:

Exploring Repayment Options?

Several programs are available to assist borrowers with loan repayment. Learn more to determine if you may qualify:

2014 Exit Counseling Schedule

Graduating in May? If you borrowed federal student loans while in attendance at UMB, federal regulations indicate that you must complete exit counseling. Learn more about the requirements and view our schedule here.

Contacting us via Email

Current students must always use their UM email when contacting us.

Incoming students must have a Financial Aid email address in SURFS.  Please log on to SURFS and follow the instructions for adding an email.

Forms cannot be faxed or emailed.

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