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The Department of Psychology

The College of Education & Human Service Professions


Step 1: Admission to UMD and the Financial Aid process

We are currently accepting applications for Fall 2014 - application deadline: July 1, 2014.

Now that you have read through the admission and transfer requirements and the requirements for a B.A.S in psychology with UMD, found within the majoring in psychology online page, please follow the steps below if you meet the admission and transfer requirements.

Questions regarding any of the admission or transfer requirements, contact UMD Office of Admissions:


Application Process


If you are ready to apply to UMD’s Online Psychology Major, follow the 4 steps below:

1. Download, Print and Complete (with pen) the UMD admission application for the online psychology major Get Adobe Reader

2. There is a $35 application fee – make check or money order payable to UMD

3. Request that ALL official transcripts from previously attended institutions (even if no credit was given) be sent in the mail to the address below:

  • Students currently completing their associate of arts (A.A.) degree or the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MTC) need to provide documentation which verifies current enrollment in all remaining credits for an AA degree or MTC. (example: a transcript with an AA degree already posted or confirmation of completion by an advisor)

4. Submit a high school transcript for verification of high school deficiency requirements. 

Mail the above 4 items to:

University of Minnesota Duluth
Office of Admissions
Attn: Transfer Admissions Counselor
21 Solon Campus Center
1117 University Dr.
Duluth, MN 55812-3000

Once the admission application, the $35 application fee, and the transcripts are sent to the above address and are received, you will then be notified by mail if you are admitted. The information contained in the mailing will include instructions on how to continue the advisement & registration process on this website.

Financial Aid


Students requesting financial aid must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible after January 1 and after completing their tax returns. The earlier the FAFSA is completed, the sooner students will hear about their award. Early filing also increases the chances of being considered for all aid programs. Assistance is available from UMD’s Financial Aid office. If you need financial aid, please start filling out the FAFSA online:


UMD One Stop Student Service

Phone: 1-800-232-1339 or (218) 726-8000

Important Financial Aid and Registrar dates

Note: when contacting any UMD office,
please identify yourself as an online psychology major

The financial aid process at UMD is administered online. It is important that you check your UMD email account on a regular basis and watch for emails from our Office of Financial Aid. You will need to complete the following steps in order for your financial aid award to be applied to your billing statement:

PIN Number: You should request a personal identification number (PIN) from the federal financial aid system. The PIN serves as your online signature and an identifier to let you access financial aid information in many Department of Education financial aid websites. To request your PIN, please go to You will need your PIN to complete the Master Promissory Note (MPN) and entrance counseling and to sign your FAFSA electronically.

Accept/Reduce/Decline Your Financial Aid: You will receive an email from UMD’s Office of Financial Aid when your financial aid award has been packaged. Go to the financial aid website (above) and select “View and accept or decline your financial aid award(s). Indicate whether you want to accept, decline, or reduce the amount of your financial aid award.

Entrance Counseling: First time borrowers at UMD are required to complete entrance counseling online. You will receive an email communication from the Office of Financial Aid and Registrar regarding when and how to complete this process.

Complete and Sign Your Master Promissory Note (MPN): You will receive an email notifying you to complete and sign your MPN online. Remember, you will need your PIN.

Do you need financial aid while taking courses at a partner community college and UMD???  

The UMD online psychology major is partnering with the Arrowhead University Consortium to offer this program. You may be eligible for financial aid if you decide to take a course(s) at a partner community college while taking courses with UMD, with the use of a consortium agreement. If you are planning on taking a course at a partner community college while taking courses at UMD, email:




Scholarships are available for UMD students. Check the Scholarships websites to see the qualifications for each:

CEHSP also has scholarships available for students. See details online at http:/


Instructions on how to continue on to Step 2 (pre-advisement orientation) will be sent to you in the mail with your acceptance letter.