Summer Financial Aid

Questions about financial aid for summer? Visit our Summer Aid page for more information on eligibility, requirements, and processing timelines!

2024-2025 Awarding Updates

Due to reprocessing delays from the Department of Education to include important information needed to determine the correct Student Aid Index (SAI), aid offer notifications are scheduled to be sent out to students based on the timeline below. Prior to receiving an aid offer, students should monitor their UMB email and SURFS account for any additional documents needed to determine their eligibility for federal and institutional aid. 

New students: the week of May 20, 2024

Continuing students: the week of June 3, 2024

2024-2025 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Students intending to use financial aid for the 2024-2025 academic year (Summer 2024, Fall 2024, Spring 2025) may visit to complete the application for the 2024-2025 academic year. UMB School Code: 002104.

Students will need their FSA ID and password to start their FAFSA. Those who do not have an FSA ID should select the option to "Create An Account". 


All students receiving funds through the University — including financial aid, merit awards, grants, and scholarships — must annually complete a FAFSA for the appropriate academic year through the Federal Student Aid website. 

  • The 2024-2025 FAFSA should be completed for students attending Summer 2024, Fall 2024, and Spring 2025. 
  • UMB School Code for FAFSA: 002104
  • All students seeking financial aid at UMB must complete the FAFSA each academic year.


Loan Processing: Students should monitor their official UMB email and SURFS accounts for notification regarding financial aid eligibility and any outstanding financial aid requirements. All loan requirements must be completed before funds will be disbursed to the student account. 

Scheduled Loan Disbursement Information for the 2024-2025 academic year

Federal Student Loan Interest Rates: View the 2024-2025 federal student loan interest rates for Direct Stafford LoansGraduate PLUS Loans and Parent PLUS Loans


Contacting USFA via Email

Current students must always use their UMB email when contacting us. To safeguard your personal information, please do not send sensitive information, including documents with Social Security Numbers, to us via e-mail or fax.

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

Gainful Employment

UMB is exercising the Early Implementation of the Rescission of the Gainful Employment Rule.

Student Right to Know

The Student Right to Know section provides important consumer information about Title IV aid and compliance.