Service Member Financial Resources
The Office of Financial Aid is committed to supporting student success of Service members and their families. Financial Aid Advisers are available for all students to discuss financial aid options (including Federal, State, Institutional, and private options). Visit us on the second floor of Lee Hall in the Student Services Center.
More information: https://www.umw.edu/financialaid
Service Member Contact: Tessa Howard, Assistant Director of Financial Aid, email@example.com, (540)654-2468
UMW Student Loans
UMW administers a variety of student loan options, including Federal Direct Loans, private educational loans, and Direct Plus Loans. The UMW Student Loan Coordinator is available to all Service members for appointments regarding loan counseling, recommendations, repayment options, and general loan information.
UMW’s most recent Cohort Default Rate for federal student loans was 1.8%, which is significantly lower than the national average (11.5%) and the average in the state of Virginia (10%).
More information: https://www.umw.edu/financialaid/types/loans
Service Member Contact: Rick Ware, UMW Loan Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org , (540)654-2468
UMW automatically considers students for Merit-based Freshmen and Transfer Scholarship opportunities during the admissions process. Students also may apply for scholarships through the UMW Online Scholarship Manager from February 1st to May 15th for the upcoming academic year. UMW administers a variety of different scholarship opportunities throughout the academic year. Students are notified through their UMW email account when scholarships become available, and directions on how to apply.
More information: https://www.umw.edu/financialaid/types/scholarship-opportunities/
Service Member Contact: Jessica Cannon, Assistant Director of Scholarships, Office of Financial Aid, email@example.com, (540)654-2468
Non-UMW Scholarship and Fellowship Opportunities: http://students.umw.edu/veterans/scholarship-and-fellowship-opportunities/
Office of Student Accounts
The Office of Student Accounts is responsible for: the assessment and billing of tuition, housing fees, dining charges, and other University fees; invoicing third-party payers; processing refunds to eligible students; and handling all inquiries concerning tuition transactions.
UMW Refund Policy/Schedule: http://adminfinance.umw.edu/studentaccounts/refund-policy-and-schedule/
More information: http://adminfinance.umw.edu/studentaccounts/
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, (540)654-1250
UMW Veterans Affairs Liasons
The Department of Veterans Affairs Education Service offers many benefit programs. These benefits include the Montgomery GI Bill, Tuition Assistance “Top Up”, Veterans Educational Assistance Program, Survivor’s and Dependents’ Educational Assistance Program, Tutorial Assistance Program and numerous other benefit programs.
More information: http://academics.umw.edu/registrar/veterans/
Service Member Contacts:
Fredericksburg Campus: Patricia Sarkuti, Office of the Registrar, email@example.com , 540-654-2140
Stafford Campus: Ryan Hastings, firstname.lastname@example.org , 540-286-8075
Other UMW Resources
Local Non-UMW Resources: http://students.umw.edu/veterans/local-resources/
Other Useful Links: http://students.umw.edu/veterans/other-links-and-resources/