Accept Financial Aid Package
- Deadline: Within two weeks of notification letter
Contact: Financial Aid Office ● 410-704-4236
You Must Accept Your Financial Aid Offer
Financial Aid Notifications: By April 1, we
will start sending financial aid offers to students' TU
email accounts. You must accept or decline your aid
offers by May 1 or within two weeks of your
aid notification date, whichever is later.
View Your Awards Online: a)Activate and
log into your NetID,
b) Choose Self Service
Choose Student Center
Scroll down to the Finances drop-down menu and
choose View Financial Aid.
All initial aid offers are based
exclusively on the data listed on your FAFSA. Many
students must submit additional information to resolve
application problems, verify their FAFSA data or apply
for loans, and b) Please respond quickly to all requests
so we can promptly notify you of any changes to your aid
Your Online To-Do List:
Because we will ask you to complete additional aid tasks
as you move through the aid process, you must check your
Online Services To-Do List every week.
To apply for
all available aid programs, complete the following steps:
Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA): You must complete a 2013-14 FAFSA to apply for need-based
grants, federal loans and work-study funds, many state aid programs, and
some private scholarship programs.
every year at the FAFSA website: a)
TU’s FAFSA School Code: 002099, and b) If you already
filed a 2013-14 FAFSA, but didn’t list TU’s code, return
to the FAFSA website and
Deadline: a) If you haven’t applied yet, apply now, b)
some aid programs had a March 1, 2013 deadline, and c)
late applicants can still apply for federal loans and
Pell Grants, and some private scholarships.
requires data from your 2012 federal tax return: a) If
you have already filed your 2012 tax returns, the online
FAFSA should offer you the option to transfer the
required tax data from the IRS to your FAFSA. Please
take advantage of this option, and b) if your 2012 tax
data is not available yet, you should submit your FAFSA
now and include estimated 2012 tax data. Do not wait to
submit your FAFSA.
after you submit the FAFSA: a) Return to the FAFSA
website, b) Confirm that all your data is accurate, c)
Confirm that your “Expected Family Contribution (EFC)”
is not blank, d) Read all comments and error messages.
If you submit
your FAFSA with estimated tax data, you must do the following two
weeks after you file your taxes: a) Return to the
FAFSA web site to update your data, and b) Please use the FAFSA Link to
IRS option to automatically update the required IRS data.
2. State of Maryland Aid Programs: Maryland residents
can apply for aid programs from the Maryland Higher
Education Commission (MHEC). Some of these aid programs had
a March 1 FAFSA deadline.
TU Scholarships: To apply for
scholarships from other TU departments, visit the
Scholarship Seeker website.
Deadlines vary, so apply now.
Private Scholarships: A wide variety
of private organizations offer scholarships including businesses,
foundations, and civic organizations. To apply, visit
Scholarships website. Deadlines vary, so apply now.
Admissions Merit Scholarships: University
Admissions offers a limited number of merit-based scholarships to
incoming full-time students who submitted their fall 2013 admission
application, transcripts, and test results by December 1, 2013. All
recipients are usually notified by early March.
Appointments: Please call to schedule an
in-person or telephone appointment with a financial aid adviser.