Summer Aid

The Summer Aid Request Form deadline has passed.

Requirements for Summer Aid

To be eligible for summer financial aid, students must:

  • Have a 2023-2024 FAFSA on file.
  • Complete a Summer Aid Request Form.
  • Enroll in a minimum of six (6) credit hours.


Who Must Complete the Form

All students who wish to receive federal financial aid to help pay summer enrollment costs must complete the form, as well as meet all listed requirements. 

Students in the following programs are NOT required to complete a Summer Aid Request Form, as their programs are automatically set up to cover summer costs.

  • MCST
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physician's Assistant
  • 3rd & 4th Year School of Medicine (MD)
  • 3rd & 4th Year School of Dentistry (DDS)
  • Post Doc Dental Students
  • MSL 


Types of Aid Available for Summer

Summer financial aid can include:

Institutional scholarship funds are only available at the discretion of the individual schools.


Process and Timeline for Summer Aid

Students will have until May 22, 2023 to complete the Summer Aid Request Form. Starting in mid-May, financial aid counselors will begin their review of completed forms. Please note, summer loan processing will begin the first week of June. The next steps in the awarding process can be found below:

  1. Students will be sent an email to their UMB account notifying them of their aid eligibility for the summer term. **Awards are based on enrollment at the time of review and enrollment changes will result in adjustment to financial aid eligibility. Students should notify their counselor immediately regarding any enrollment changes. **
  1. Students must respond to the email confirming the loan amount they want to borrow for summer.
  1. Complete loan requirements (Grad Plus MPN/ Entrance counseling) through
  1. Loan processing will begin the first week of June. Files take approximately 5-7 business days to be processed and disbursements will occur in mid-June, provided all requirements have been completed and students are correctly enrolled.
  1. Once the loan funds have been disbursed, refunds take approximately 7-10 days to be received via BankMobile. Information about the refund process can be found here.