Financial at at UMF — Start to Finish

Whether you’re a First-Year student, a Transfer student or an Adult Learner, filing for financial assistance is critically important. In this informative video, Assistant Director of Financial Aid Joe Toner describes how financial aid works, explains some financial aid terminology, reviews the different types of aid you can apply for, explains how and when to apply for aid, and more.


Understanding Financial Aid

In this video, Assistant Director of Financial Aid Joe Toner explains terminology and items such as Cost of Attendance (COA); Expected Family Contribution (EFC); categories, types and sources of financial aid; the FAFSA; and different ways to pay the after-financial aid balance (if any).


Filing the FAFSA

Filing the Free Application for Financial Aid (FAFSA) is the first and most important step in the financial aid process. Every student applying to UMF should file the FAFSA. Here, Assistant Director of Financial Aid Joe Toner breaks down the steps in applying.


Understanding Your Financial Aid Award

In this video, Assistant Director of Financial Aid Joe Toner explains how to understand your UMF financial aid notification letter and what you need to do next.


Contact Us

If you have questions any time during the financial aid process, please contact us. We look forward to helping you.

Financial Aid Office / Merrill Center Student Services
University of Maine at Farmington
224 Main Street
Merrill Hall
Farmington, Maine 04938
tel  207-778-7100
fax  207-778-7555
TYY (via Maine Relay Service) dial 711
umfaid@maine.edu