Admissions & Financial Aid

Deadlines & Critical Dates

Financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Mid July
Bills begin to be issued by the Bursar's Office.

Late August
You must pay the Bursar's Office by this date to avoid late charges, particularly if your financial aid has not been processed or is not available.

Mid October
Students eligible for the Federal Work Study (FWS) program must complete all paperwork and be on the UMass Boston FWS payroll by this time. Failure to meet this deadline will result in cancelation of your FWS eligibility.

November 1
Spring semester priority FAFSA filing deadline for new students and transfer students

Mid December
Spring bills issued by the Bursar's Office.


  • One Stop Student Administrative Service Center
    Campus Center, Upper Level
    Walk In Service Office Hours
    8 a.m.–6 p.m. (Mon-Thurs)
    8 a.m.–4 p.m. (Friday)

State Aid

Check the Massachusetts Office of Student Financial Assistance for other funding Read More