Students who register for courses incur a financial obligation (tuition and fees) to the University. UMD’s Student Financial Services generates electronic bills and sends monthly e-bills to the email address on record.
Students are responsible for viewing their billing statements, accessing the current account balance, and determining the payment due date at View Your Monthly Bill. A paper bill is not sent.
To determine when payment is due, see Billing Schedule. This site provides information for both the semester and term calendar. If there are questions about the student bill, contact Student Financial Services via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 301-314-9000.
Opportunities for financial aid include State or Federal, UMD Funding, Undocumented/DACA Students, and International Students.
State and/or Federal
- Many graduate students are eligible for a range of financial resources to fund their studies including loans (federal and private), scholarships, grants, or institutional aid. For all questions relating to UMD Sources of Funding, contact the Office of Student Financial Aid at email@example.com.
- Note: Graduate certificates are non-degree granting programs and do not meet eligibility requirements for federal financial aid. For further information, contact the Office of Student Financial Aid at firstname.lastname@example.org.
UMD Sources of Funding
Undocumented and DACA students
- Maryland State Financial Aid Application (MSFAA) is available to applicants who are ineligible to receive federal aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
- Undocumented students, including DACA students, are NOT eligible for federal financial aid. To be considered for certain State financial aid programs, such as Educational Assistance Grants, Guaranteed Access Grants, etc. the MSFAA is required.
- International students are restricted in receiving certain types of financial aid. See Available Options.
Terp Payment Plan
- A convenient alternative to lump sum tuition payments. By enrolling in the plan, students can make monthly payments with no interest! The Terp Payment Plan may NOT be used for Winter Session, Summer Session, or graduate programs that use the term calendar.
Veterans and Veterans Dependents
- For assistance and information, visit UMD’s Office of Veteran’s Benefits. Veterans are only certified for the current term. Benefits do not automatically roll over from one term to another. To ensure that the student record properly reflects the veteran status, email email@example.com.
- For professional graduate programs, tuition remission is calculated at the in-state graduate rate. If the program charges a higher tuition, the student is responsible for the difference. Tuition remission does not cover mandatory student services or other fees. Fee payment is required by the posted deadlines. UMD System employees receive authorization from their home institution. UMCP employees work with their department’s human resources staff. See UMCP UHR Tuition Remission.
- Third-Party/Sponsored Billing is when a private or government agency is paying any portion of a student’s tuition or fees and are requesting a bill from the University.
Students are responsible for viewing their billing statements, accessing the current account balance, and determining the payment due date at View Your Monthly Bill. For complete information on billing, late fee policy, financial requirements for registration, delinquent accounts, and bill disputes, see Billing Overview.
Questions? Contact Student Financial Services via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 301-314-9000.