May 5, 2017

FSA ID enhancements coming in mid-May

In mid-May, the U.S. Department of Education's Federal Student Aid office will improve the FSA ID, the identifier used by students and parents to access federal financial aid information online, including the FAFSA and federal loan history and information.
March 30, 2017

Completing your 2017-18 FAFSA without IRS Data Retrieval

The IRS has taken its Data Retrieval Tool offline, but the Department of Education assures families and students that the FAFSA application remains safe and available online. The U-M Office of Financial Aid recommends that students complete their 2017-18 FAFSAs without delay, manually entering tax return information so that we receive your information by April 30 to consider you for all aid. Read more in this post.
December 21, 2016

Tips for receiving your 2017 Winter Term financial aid

The first financial aid payment for 2017 Winter Term will be direct deposited into student accounts on Dec. 30, 2016. Here are some tips to ensure you receive your aid.
October 1, 2016

The 2017-18 FAFSA is now available, earlier this year

The 2017-18 Free Application for Federal Student Aid is now available, and we encourage both prospective and continuing students to complete it and apply for federal financial aid as soon as possible. An executive action from President Obama makes the FAFSA available earlier for students applying for financial aid in Fall Term 2017. Students will also use information from 2015 tax returns.