July 26, 2017

Beware of phishing scam asking for Federal Student Aid ID

The Office of Financial Aid have been made aware of a phishing scam involving the Federal Student Aid ID, or FSAID. No one from our office or from the U.S. Department of Education will call a student or parent asking for this unique identifier. Do not fall for this phishing scam.
June 15, 2017

Introducing the Go Blue Guarantee for Michigan resident students

Are you a Michigan resident with a family income of $65,000 or less? If you apply to U-M, are admitted, and qualify for in-state tuition, we are prepared to cover the full cost of your in-state tuition for up to four years of full-time undergraduate study on our Ann Arbor campus, subject to certain limits. Visit goblueguarantee.umich.edu or read more here.
May 10, 2017

June 1 deadline: Submit required documents to be considered for available aid

The June 1 priority deadline is this week for submitting supplemental, required documents, which we sometimes request in considering students for gift aid. It may take up to 5 business days for your documents to be processed and to show in Wolverine Access, but those meeting the June 1 deadline will be considered on time for aid purposes.
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.