Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships Temporary Entrance Location

Effective May 11th, the main entrance to the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships will be closed due to construction. Visitors will be able to enter and exit the office via the Library Gallery. Signs will be posted and staff will be available to direct students to the appropriate entrance and exit for our office. Our office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm.

2015-2016 Financial Aid Awards
Award Notifications

Award notifications for the 2015-16 academic year are available beginning March 25th, please check your myUMBC e-mail account for additional information. Students with financial aid alerts must submit requested information to our office before an award notification can be made.

New! Loan Acceptance

Effective Fall 2015, students will be required to accept or decline the Stafford Loan(s) offered in their aid package. Students should consider using the Cost Calculator to help determine the amount of loan they may want or need to borrow.

New! FSA ID Replaces PIN

Effective May 10th, students, parents, and borrowers will be required to use an FSA ID made up of a username and password to access certain U.S. Department of Education websites. Visit the Federal Student Aid website for more information on the change.

Summer 2015
New! Book Loan

Summer 2015 Book Loans are now available. Visit the Book Loans section of our website for information regarding eligibility and how to apply.

Summer Aid Application

The 2015 Summer Aid Application is now available. Visit our Summer Aid page for more information on your financial aid options. Students will be notified via their UMBC email account once the application is processed. Summer 2015 financial aid will disburse to student accounts in approximately mid July.

Spring 2015
Financial Aid Disbursements

Spring 2015 financial aid disbursements are ongoing for undergraduate and graduate students with a completed financial aid file. All students must be enrolled in at least six credits to be eligible for a Stafford or PLUS Loan.



Memorial Day - Campus Closed


Spring 2015 Financial Aid Disbursement to Student Accounts


Scholarship Discontinuation Appeal Deadline

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Financial Aid Processing

Our current processing time is up to 4 weeks from the date your last required document is received.

To see a list of requirements, view your Alerts via your myUMBC account. >>