Apply for Aid

This information is for students who would like to apply for federal aid for the spring or summer 2021 semesters. Instructions for the 2021-2022 aid year can be found here.

Filing the 2020-2021 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA):

The UNMC Financial Aid Office would like to take this opportunity to advise students the 2020-2021 is now available. Students must file the FAFSA every year to remain eligible for federal student aid (loans/grants).



An income reduction review is relevant for undergraduate students only.  Graduate and Professional students are not eligible for NEED BASED federal grant/loan aid. The income/tax information plays no role in your eligibility for Direct Unsubsidized/Direct Graduate PLUS loan aid.

The following procedure for INCOME REDUCTION REVIEW is as follows: 

The UNMC Financial Aid Office will accept Income Reduction Reviews for the following reasons:

New Student APPLICANTS: Review how the student financial aid process works at this How to Apply link.

Review your ESTIMATED 2020-2021 Cost of Attendance


Contact the UNMC Financial Aid Office at or 402-559-4199