What’s New

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.
March 20, 2017

Please give us time to process your 2017-18 financial aid documents

Volumes in our office are high this time of the year, whether students are contacting us by email, phone, fax or in person. If you have submitted documents, it may take up to 5 business days for receipt of these documents to show up on Wolverine Access in the student’s secure portal. We appreciate your patience as we work to award aid for 2017-18 and for the 2017 Spring/Summer terms.
March 7, 2017

Student Employment website updates tools for employers, students

The U-M Student Employment Office recently updated its website: https://studentemployment.umich.edu. The refreshed website allows students to apply for multiple jobs in one visit and offers better navigation and tools for visitors, including employers. The Student Employment Office is part of the U-M Office of Financial Aid and assists students looking for part-time work while attending college.
February 14, 2017

Tax transcripts or additional documents needed? Submit them by June 1

We sometimes request federal tax return transcripts or other documents from students and parents as we consider students for gift aid. You will receive an email from our office if we need these. Log in to Wolverine Access for a list of needed documents and submit them to our office by June 1.