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Federal Aid Processes

Aid Package Notification

When all documents have been provided and applications are reviewed to determine eligibility for federal aid, students are awarded. When awarded aid, new students are notified by regular mail and through their UM email account. All other students are notified through UM email only. The notification provides instructions regarding Banner Self Service. Aid offers are accepted/declined through Banner Self Service.

Prior to accessing the “Accept Award Offer” tab on Self Service, students must click on the designated tab to the left of “Terms and Conditions of Award” tab and respond to the question regarding the “Title IV Authorization”.  Next click on “Terms and Conditions of Award” and click “accept” after completing the requirement.  Lastly, click “Accept Award Offer” where aid offers are accepted/declined.  Please note that beyond accepting/declining aid there may be additional requirements for certain types of aid. These additional requirements are addressed in detail under “Terms and Conditions of Award”.

Summer Aid Packages

Each aid year begins with the Fall semester and ends with the last session of the Summer term. Please note your eligibility for summer aid will be reviewed and communicated to you following your summer registration during the spring semester.