Graduation Hats in the Air

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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2020-2021 FAFSA

The 2020-2021 FAFSA can be completed on the Federal Student Aid website. All students seeking financial aid at UMB must complete the FAFSA annually. 


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 2019-2020 federal student loan interest rates for Direct LoansGraduate PLUS Loans and Parent PLUS Loans. Interest rates for 2020-2021 federal student loans will be announced in June.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Exit Counseling: 

If you have borrowed from the Federal Direct Loan program as a UMB student, complete the Federal Direct Loan Exit Counseling

The University of Maryland Medical System and UMB have been closely monitoring the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, and are following the direction of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Department of State, and the Maryland Department of Health. For the latest updates on campus response please visit https://www.umaryland.edu/coronavirus/.

Out of an abundance of caution and under the direction of Dr. Bruce Jarrell the Office of Student Financial Assistance and Student Employment have canceled the upcoming Exit Counseling Sessions.

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.

GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT

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