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Student Financial Aid

2017-2018 Financial Aid Notification and Disbursement Schedule

Wondering when you’ll receive your financial aid? Refer to these charts for estimated disbursement dates.

Have questions? Contact the Office of Student of Financial Aid (Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 4:00pm EST) at 301-314-9000 or umfinaid@umd.edu for more information.

Summer 2017
Summer Financial Aid Inquiries Available* February 27
First Day of Summer Term May 30
Summer Financial Aid Disbursed May 30
Summer Financial Aid Refunds Processed May 30
Registration Date Payment Due Date
On or before March 25 March 26
On or after March 26 Immediately upon registration
Payment by the above deadlines is required for Summer Term registration. Payment policy does not follow the standard fall/spring semester plan. You are not billed. If payment is not submitted, you may be canceled and blocked from future registration.
*Please visit Summer 2017 Financial Aid Information for more information.

Fall 2017
Financial Aid Notifications Sent to Prospective Students
Incoming Fall Freshmen March 1
Incoming Fall Freshmen Connection Program March 1
Incoming Fall Transfer Students March 1
Incoming Fall Graduate Students March 1
  
Financial Aid Notifications Sent to Currently Enrolled Students
Continuing Juniors and Seniors May 3
Second Year Freshmen and Sophomores June 7
Fall Payment Information
First Fall Billing Statement Available* July 25
Fall Financial Aid Disbursed August 19
Fall Financial Aid Refunds Processeed August 19
First Fall Payment Due Date* August 20
Second Fall Billing Statement Available ** August 25
First Day of Fall Term August 28
Second Fall Payment Due Date** September 20
*Students registered by July 25
** Students registered between July 26 and August 25

Spring 2018
Financial Aid Notifications Sent
Incoming Spring 2018 Admitted Students November 1
Spring Payment Information
First Spring Billing Statement Available* December 22
Spring Financial Aid Disbursed January 16
Spring Financial Aid Refunds Processed January 19
First Spring Payment Due Date* January 20
Second Spring Billing Statement Available ** January 25
First Day of Spring Term January 24
Second Spring Payment Due Date** February 20
*Students registered by December 22
** Students registered between December 23 and January 25

Summer 2018 (Tentative dates)
Summer Financial Aid Inquiries Available* February 19
First Day of Summer Term May 29
Summer Financial Aid Disbursed May 29
Summer Financial Aid Refunds Processed May 29
Registration Date Payment Due Date
On or before March 25 March 26
On or after March 26 Immediately upon registration
Payment by the above deadlines is required for Summer Term registration. Payment policy does not follow the standard fall/spring semester plan. You are not billed. If payment is not submitted, you may be canceled and blocked from future registration.
*Please visit Summer 2018 Financial Aid Information for more information.

Please note, to retain your financial aid award, you must maintain enrollment for the required number of credits. You can view your financial aid information at any time. You will need your Directory ID and password to log in.

You may also view your monthly billing statement and payment methods with the Office of the Bursar.