2015-2016 Financial Aid Awards
MHEC Awarding

MHEC EA and GA Grant award notifications for the 2015-16 academic year are available beginning March 30th. Please check the email account listed on your FAFSA for additional information. Remember to accept your award via MDCAPS. New students should also confirm that the school shown in MDCAPS is UMBC. Students may contact MHEC with questions regarding eligibility for 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.

Summer 2015

The 2015 Summer Aid Application is now available. Visit our Summer Aid page for more information on your financial aid options.

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.



Spring 2015 Financial Aid Disbursement to Student Accounts


60% Date for Spring 2015


Priority Deadline for Summer Aid Applications

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FAFSA School Name: UMBC
FAFSA School Code: 002105

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. >>