Financial Aid Documents & Forms
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Applications Overview

Get an overview of documents that are part of the financial aid application process so you know what to expect.


This federal form is used to determine the amount you and/or your family should be able to contribute toward the cost of your education. 

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  • The U-M Medical School’s federal school code is E00398.

This form will be available in your Wolverine Access account. There is a separate application for Entering Students, who will need to include parental information to be considered for all types of aid. The application for continuing students will only ask for parental information if the student is interested in a health profession loan.

Documents You May Need

FAFSA Submission Summary (FSS)

You’ll receive this form from the federal government electronically. Review this form thoroughly. If any of the information is incorrect, submit your corrections online.

Verification Process

If you’re selected for verification, you must provide documentation to prove the accuracy of certain items reported on the FAFSA. The Financial Aid Office will contact you if the following forms are required.

Documents may include but are not limited to:

  • Independent (Student) Verification Worksheet: To collect student information
  • Dependent (Parent) Verification Worksheet: To collect parent information
  • Federal income tax transcripts
  • SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefit receipt verification
  • Verification of child support paid

If you don’t submit the documents by the specified deadline, your application may be late and this can jeopardize your eligibility for some financial aid programs.

If you’re applying for private educational loans, you’ll have other applications to fill out. These do not have to be submitted by the Medical School application deadline.