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Have a question about applying for Financial Aid at UM-Dearborn?


The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships (OFAS) will be conducting our normal functions remotely; this includes virtual counseling appointments or the ability to schedule a phone appointment. Please remember that you can access your financial aid information by logging in to UM-Dearborn Connect and clicking on the financial aid section.  You can also continue to send questions via email to  If you email, please use your University email account(if available), include your full name and your UMID. We appreciate your understanding and patience through these challenging times.

Speak with a Financial Aid Representative to help with your questions

Monday    Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9am-5pm 9am-5pm 9am-5pm 9am-5pm 9am-5pm

*Wait time may vary based on volume of visitors.


What we can help you with?
  •  Documents and forms can be reviewed by our staff before submission
  •  Email forms and applications (e.g., verification forms and IRS request applications)
  •  Make inquiries about your financial aid award status
  •  Obtain instructions on how to complete the Federal Direct Student Loan requirements online at (Remember that once completed your Loan Agreement is valid for 10 years and Loan Counseling is valid even longer)
  • Our Administrative Staff are skilled professionals who provide excellent service and information.
  •  Remember, you can check your tuition balance online at UM-Dearborn Connect or with Student Accounts
Meeting with a Financial Aid Counselor

Virtual Office Hours (Schedule Your Appointment)

  • Monday                      10:00 a.m. to  5:00 p.m.*
  • Tuesday                    10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.*
  • Wednesday               10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.*
  • Thursday                    10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.*
  • Friday                         10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.*

* The last virtual appointment of the day is 20 minutes before the posted closing time.


* Please remember that student information is released only to the student (with certain exceptions) under the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)--unless the student has authorized a person to obtain specified information.  Federal law governs the release and access to student educational records.  If you want your parent(s), spouse, or other designated individual(s), the student must complete the Authorization to Disclose Information Form  with all required documents to allow access to your information.



Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships

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