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.
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.
U-M has begun awarding financial aid to selected entering freshmen for 2017-18. Students who have received estimated or official financial aid awards will receive an email advising them to check Wolverine Access to view, print or download their Award Notice. Read more about the process here.
Are you a U-M student with young, dependent children? You may be eligible for the U-M Child Care Subsidy, which provides funds to assist students with the cost of child care using providers licensed by the state of Michigan. Awards are based upon financial need.