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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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2021-2022 FAFSA

The 2021-2022 FAFSA can be completed on the Federal Student Aid website. All students seeking financial aidfor Summer 2021, Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 should complete this FAFSA. If you are seeking Financial Aid in Spring 2021, you should complete the 2020-2021 FAFSA.
All student seeking Financial Aid at UMB must complete the FAFSA annually.


Spring 2021 Loan Processing Deadline: The deadline to process loans, both new loans and increases to current loans, for the Spring 2021 semester is Monday, March 15. Student must have all loan requirements completed by Monday, March 15 for us to process a loan for this semester. No loans can be processed after this date.


Spring 2021 Loan Return Period: Students will have the opportunity to return a portion of their loan for the Spring 2021 semester from Monday, February 1 through Monday, March 15. Students interested in returning a portion of their Spring 2021 loans should email their Financial Aid Counselor for instructions.


UMB is committed to keeping our community safe, healthy, and informed. Out of an abundance of caution, please check our website for updated information regarding student employment, as well as the UMB recommendations and policies regarding COVID-19, https://www.umaryland.edu/news/archived-news/march-2020/new-covid-19-policies-for-umb-community.php.


 

‌STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE IS HIRING!

‌‌‌‌Are you interested in working in an office that provides students with resources to pursue postsecondary education? Work-Study students can apply for the opportunity to work with financial aid administrators, helping students achieve their educational potential. Learn more about the opportunity to work in Student Financial Assistance!

 

RECEIVING FINANCIAL AID FOR THE 2020-2021 ACADEMIC YEAR?

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

Notice to All Students on Drug Use and Ineligibility for Federal Financial Aid

 

INTEREST RATES ON FEDERAL STUDENT LOANS

View the 2020-2021 federal student loan interest rates for Direct LoansGraduate PLUS Loans and Parent PLUS Loans.  

CARES ACT REPORTING

STUDENT CARES ACT REPORTING

CARES Act Report 1 

CARES Act Report 2

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INSTITUTIONAL CARES ACT REPORTING

CARES Act Institutional Report 1

 

GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT

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

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.