The Universities at Shady Grove is committed to helping families meet the costs associated with a university education. Please be aware that Federal and State aid provided to students in their financial aid packages are estimated and subject to funding availability. For more information please contact the Financial Aid Office at your respective institutions.


Financial Aid Website

Contact Number

Emergency Aid Information CARES Act Information

Bowie State University

Financial Aid Office


Students can contact the financial aid office at financialaid@bowiestate.edu or they should make an appointment with their financial aid counselor to discuss their concerns.

All BSU students enrolled in Spring 2020 should complete and submit the COVID-19 Certification Form 


If students have any questions, please email covid19@bowiestate.edu

Salisbury University

Financial Aid Office


Students should email studentaffairs@salisbury.edu for additional information.


Towson University

Financial Aid Office


Towson Emergency Fund Information https://www.towson.edu/admissions/financialaid/programs/cares-grants.html

University of Baltimore

Financial Aid Office


Students should email Tom Healy, Senior Financial Aid Counselor at thealy@ubalt.edu or Terry Richards, Executive Director of Financial Aid at trichards2@ubalt.edu http://www.ubalt.edu/finance-and-records/covid-19-ub-grants.cfm

University of Maryland, Baltimore

Financial Aid Office


Requests for emergency aid should be submitted to the campus financial aid office via aidtalk@umaryland.edu. UMB will disburse Cares Act funds to Title IV eligible students.  Eligible students will be notified to complete the certification form.  Once the form is completed, the funds will disburse. Students should email aidtalk@umaryland.edu for more information.


Financial Aid Office


Stay Black and Gold Emergency Fund

CARES Act FAQs- https://financialaid.umbc.edu/cares-act-emergency-funds/

University of Maryland, College Park

Financial Aid Office


UMD Student Crisis Fund

*As of 5/18/2020, students who were eligible for CARES Act funding were offered $1,000 based on their 2019-2020 FAFSA application. 


Students who meet the criteria below who did not receive funding or would like to request additional funding should complete the

CARES Act Application- https://eso.umd.edu/umdscholarships/student/browse/forms

University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Financial Aid Office


Students should email David Balcom at dabalcom@umes.edu or by phone at 410- 651-6199 for more information.

Students have been awarded based on guidelines provided by the U.S. Department of Education. 


All UMES students who were selected have been notified by email at this time. Moreover, the entire UMES student body has been informed, via email, of the criteria and selection procedure.   Students can email financialaid@umes.edu for additional information.

University of Maryland Global Campus

Financial Aid Office


UMGC Student Emergency Fund https://www.umgc.edu/costs-and-financial-aid/covid-19-financial-resources/index.cfm


Center for Student Engagement & Financial Resources

Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

All USG in-person events are canceled until further notice.

Financial Resource, Student Organization, and Referral inquiries are available by appointment only.