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.
September 12, 2016

Take care: Withdrawing from class can affect your financial aid

Thinking about withdrawing from that Fall Term class? Be aware that doing so can affect your financial aid, depending upon when you do this. Also, if you attend at least half-time but less than full-time you might not be eligible for the full amount of financial aid you were originally offered.
September 1, 2016

Working can lower college costs, improve professional contacts

Employment during college gives students money for expenses, exposes them to mentor-type relationships and opens opportunities in professional fields. And working can also help you avoid additional borrowing during your time at U-M. Be sure to check out job postings on the U-M Student Employment website this Fall.
Back to top