Corresponding with us
Our office sometimes requests additional information to review financial aid applications. If requested, send your materials:
- Via fax (734-647-3081)
- By email attachment in a PDF, JPG or TIFF format (limit 25MB file size)
- In person at our office
If you have larger file sizes, reduce file size or separate documents and send them in multiple emails. Convert Word or Excel documents to Adobe PDF. We cannot guarantee security through email, so personal information such as full Social Security numbers should never be emailed.
When contacting us, always provide your 8-digit UMID.
Cloud storage: Do not share cloud-based documents with our group email firstname.lastname@example.org as we cannot access them. Do not use College Board IDOC (we do not subscribe to this service and U-M will not receive your documents.)
The University of Michigan offers grants, scholarships, loans, and federal Work-Study funds to eligible entering and continuing students.
About 70 percent of Michigan resident undergraduates and 50 percent of nonresident undergraduates on the U-M Ann Arbor campus receive financial aid, See more from the U-M Office of Budget and Planning.
Entering U-M undergraduates submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for federal aid and a CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE application to be considered for institutional grant aid. The University meets the full financial need of all Michigan resident undergraduates who apply by priority aid application deadlines and accept all aid offered.
Prospective freshmen begin the financial aid application cycle in the fall of their senior year in high school. Qualifying students who have met the aid application deadline are automatically considered for both federal and state need-based aid programs, university grants, and university-administered scholarships.
Students must reapply for financial aid each year, beginning on Jan. 1. Most financial aid is renewable, provided that federal and university eligibility criteria is met.
If we can answer questions or help you find resources for your college experience at U-M, please call us at 734-763-6600 or contact us electronically.
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Note: Due to the nature of federal, state and institutional guidelines governing financial aid programs, information on this website is subject to change.