You must have a High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) High School Equivalency Diploma.
You must be working towards a degree or approved certificate at UMBC.
Audited classes do not count towards a degree or approved certificate at UMBC and therefore are not eligible for Financial Aid. Aid received for any courses changed from graded to audited during the semester will be reduced and/or cancelled.
You may not be in default on any federal educational loans or owe a refund on a federal grant.
Federal Financial Aid Penalties for Drug Law Violations- Effective June 17, 2021 requirements for Title IV eligibility related to drug-related convictions have been removed. This is effective beginning the 2021-2022 academic year.