UMBC offers a range of financial aid and payment options so that all students may benefit from a UMBC education. Financial aid can come in the form of grants, work, student loans, parent loans, scholarships and other awards.
For more details, select your student status under the “Information For” menu above.
Summer 2017 Financial Aid
Summer Book Loans are now available. Visit our Book Loans Page to learn about who is eligible to receive a book loan, how the book loan process works, and to complete an online Summer 2017 Book Loan Request.
The 2017 Summer Aid Application is available. The final deadline to apply for Summer 2017 financial aid is June 23rd. To learn more about summer financial aid opportunities and eligibility, check out our Summer/Winter Aid Page.
Spring 2017 Scholarship Academic Reviews
Scholarship Academic Reviews for the 2016-2017 academic year are underway and notifications for scholars effected will be sent via e-mail and USPS mail on June 9, 2017. Merit Scholars may appeal their scholarship discontinuation from June 7 – 23, 2017 ONLY by submitting an appeal form available here. The deadline for all Scholarship Discontinuation Appeals is 4:00PM on Friday, June 23, 2017.
2017-2018 Financial Aid Awards
We are currently making financial aid offers for the 2017-2018 academic year to students with complete financial aid files. As a reminder, all notifications are sent via e-mail to your myUMBC account. Be sure to review your Alerts for any outstanding documents.
If your financial aid offer includes a Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loan, you can learn more about this program here.
Reminder: Effective 3/31/2017, the US Department of Education has announced that the IRS Data Retrieval Tool (DRT) will continue to be out of service for the next several months. At this time, the IRS anticipates the tool will remain unavailable until at least October 1, 2017. If you have an Alert requesting tax information, you will need to submit an IRS Tax Return Transcript instead. You can obtain Tax Transcripts here.
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. >>