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Have You Heard About the Job Opportunities Available in the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships???

The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships (OFAS) has multiple openings for Front Office Assistants. We are looking for undergraduate students from the UMBC community with high energy and great people skills to work in a customer service environment. Applicants should be detail-oriented, … Continue reading

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Fall 2015 Registration

By: Tiffany U. For students planning on registering for fall 2015, don’t allow a balance from spring 2015 stop you. Students who have an outstanding balance for spring will not be able to register for fall classes in until the … Continue reading

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Are You Interested In Taking Summer Classes?

By: Arshakia B. Summer aid may be available for UMBC students making SAP (Satisfactory Academic Progress). The 2015 Summer Aid Application is now available on our website. Aside from meeting SAP, make sure you have completed a FAFSA for the … Continue reading

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Understanding Your Loan Options… by Arshakia B.

 There are several different types of loans that students can take advantage of to help cover the cost of tuition, fees, and other educational related expenses. When you complete your 15/16 FAFSA you will automatically be awarded subsidized and/or unsubsidized … Continue reading

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Free Money… by Samantha H.

When it comes to financial aid many students have difficulty understanding exactly what makes them eligible for aid, especially grants. Eligibility for grants is determined by your financial need. Your financial need is determined by your Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) … Continue reading

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Who is Your Assigned Financial Aid Counselor?

Welcome Back Students!!! With the start of spring semesters our office is welcoming 2 new financial aid counselors. These new additions to our staff means that your assigned financial aid counselor may have changed.   This is a good time … Continue reading

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HOW DO YOU STRETCH YOUR DOLLARS?

Show off your financial smarts by submitting a fun and informative video for a chance to win cash prizes, UMBC apparel, and more! Enter the Time is Money Video Contest sponsored by the Committee for Financial Literacy at UMBC. Learn more at: http://financialsmarts.umbc.edu/contest/ … Continue reading

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