Application Timeline

Financial aid award notification schedule

Keeping Track

Throughout the year, there are several dates to note related to financial aid. We pulled them together here, and communicate them as they come up through email and our newsletters.

Please let us know if you have any questions about these deadlines or events.

Important Dates

January 1, 2014

2014-2015 financial aid application available. This is the earliest that FAFSA forms will be accepted for federal processing. File your tax returns and FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1.

Incoming students have three weeks from the date of acceptance (or March 31, whichever is later) to complete and return applications and all required information to the Financial Aid Office. The application deadline for continuing students is March 31.

February 4, 2014

Financial Wellness Seminar
Investment Basics and Wealth Planning

February 26, 2014

Financial Wellness Seminar
Basic Income Tax Preparation

February - April 2014

Mandatory loan exit counseling sessions for graduating students.

March 18, 2014

Financial Wellness Seminar
Managing Your Medical School Debt.

Although this is geared toward graduating students, all students are welcome to attend!

March 31, 2014

Deadline for 2014-2015 financial aid applications. Students should submit their FAFSA and application and any other required paperwork to the U-M Financial Aid Office.

This is also the deadline for students to request a financial aid application extension due to extension of federal income tax deadline for themselves or their parents. All application extension requests must be submitted in writing and include a copy of the IRS extension form. Extensions must be approved by our director.

April 2014

First notifications of financial aid eligibility go out to students and will continue on a rolling basis. You’ll receive an email with instructions on how to view, accept, decline, or change your aid through your Wolverine Access account.

April 15, 2014

Last day to apply for current year aid.

April 2014

Newly admitted students can request an estimate of their financial aid package.

May 5, 2014

Fall term financial aid disbursement for M3 students.

May 12, 2014

Fall term financial aid disbursement for M4 students.

May 16, 2014

Graduation! 

May 31, 2014

Fall tuition due date for M3 and M4 students.

July 2014

Galens Loans application sent to M4 students for residency interviewing.

August 7, 2014

Fall term financial aid disbursement for M1 students.

August 15, 2014

Financial aid application deadline for students who requested a formal extension. This request must be made in writing before March 31.

August 18, 2014

Fall term financial aid disbursement for M2 students.

August 31, 2014

Fall tuition due date for M1 and M2 students.

September - November 2014

M1, M2, and M3 students can sign up for an individual interim debt management appointment with the Financial Aid Office staff.

October 2014

Galens Loans for residency interviewing are disbursed.

October 27, 2014

Winter term financial aid disbursement for M3 and M4 students.

October 31, 2014

Winter term tuition due date for M3 and M4 students.

January 5, 2015

Winter term financial aid disbursement and tuition due date for M1 and M2 students.

January 7, 2015

Winter term tuition due date for M1 and M2 students.