The Office of Student Financial Aid recognizes that parents are an integral part of the financial aid process. This page is designed to provide parents with essential information concerning financial aid.
As a result of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) financial aid administrators and University staff at the University of Maryland are prohibited from disclosing personal information relating to student financial and academic records. While we realize that many parents take a leading role in helping their children apply for financial aid please understand that our financial aid administrators are limited in the type of information they can share with you over the phone and in person without your child's written permission.
If you have questions or need additional information, please contact us.