Using Wolverine Access

Wolverine Access is a quick, convenient way for current and prospective University of Michigan students to access password-protected personal university information, including financial aid documents, notices and student account statements. This page shows you how to access the system and your financial information as well as how to give your parent(s)/family access to your information.

If you need technical assistance, please call U-M Information and Technology Services at 734-764-4357.


New & Prospective Students

To view personal information on Wolverine Access, visit:
Select the "Students" tab at the top of the Home page and then choose New & Prospective Student Business.

On the authentication page, you will need a Friend (or guest) Account ID or a U-M uniqname to log in. To get a Friend Account ID, select create one now on the authentication page. On the next page, select Others and follow the directions to set up your Friend Account. 

You will need your University of Michigan ID (U-M ID), which was included with your admissions packet. When you log in for the first time using your Friend Account ID, enter your U-M ID and birth date. Then sign out and log in again. For more about the Friend Account, visit U-M's Information Technology website.

Current Students

Go to > Students tab > Student Business. Enter your uniqname and UMICH password to access your personal information and records.


New & Prospective Students

After you log in, you will arrive at New & Prospective Student Business, where you can see the following financial information:

  • Financial Aid Document Status:
    See what documents you have submitted and what other documents are needed to complete your financial aid application for a given year.* 
  • Financial Aid Summary:
    View the financial aid you have received for the coming year.*
  • Financial Aid Notices:
    View and print your financial notice (or estimated notice).* You can also save a copy of the notice file for emailing or printing.
  • Accept/Decline Financial Aid:
    Select this option to decline or reduce aid that you have received for a given year. We assume you are accepting all aid offered unless you decline or reduce it. Note: Do not decline funds unless you are certain. Funds, such as Work-Study, are limited and may not be able to be restored.
  • Report Additional Aid
    Select this option to report other aid (such as private scholarships) that aren't listed on your notice or to inform us that you are not enrolling for a given term.
  • Financial Planning Calculators:
    See an estimate of your university bill and/or find out how much alternative loan or PLUS Loan you are eligible to receive.*  

*Parents and others with Friend Accounts can also view this information (see Authorizing a Friend Account for Your Parent/Family below).

Current Students

Log in and select Student Business. Under Finances:

  1. Select Financial Aid > Aid Year to view the following Financial Aid Information:
    • My FA Status: Identifies financial aid pages that may need your attention.
    • Documents/Review: Lets you know the status of your aid application documents.
    • Financial Aid Notice: If you have been awarded financial aid, links are available here to view/print your notice and summary, to decline or reduce your aid, and to report additional aid. We assume you are accepting all aid offered unless you decline or reduce it. Note: Do not decline funds unless you are certain. Funds, such as Work-Study, are limited and may not be able to be restored.
    • Loans: Lists your current loans and loan history and explains how to electronically sign Master Promissory Notes.
    • Work-Study: Allows you to track Work-Study earnings
    • Report Non-Enrollment: Enables you to report electronically that you will not be enrolled.
  2. Select Account Inquiry to view the following information about your Student Account:
    • Charges Due: Provides a summary (by due date) of charges you owe and links to individual invoices. Provides a link for paying your account charges. See Student Financial Services for more information.
    • Account History: Provides a chronological history of activity on your account. Includes your account balance. 
    • Account Activity: Displays charges/payments posted to your account. 
    • Payments: Displays payments posted to your account, including disbursed financial aid.
    • Pending Aid: Displays anticipated financial aid disbursements, if aid is projected to be paid.


Authorize a Friend (guest) Account ID for your parents or family by using the Parent/Family Authorization feature of Wolverine Access. Authorizing a Friend Account grants them access to your personal university information on Wolverine Access, including your financial aid notice and other aid forms/documents. You may also authorize Friends to view your student account electronic billing statement. To create a Friend Account:

  1. Select Parent/Family Authorization from Wolverine Access.
  2. Enter your parent's email address and select the appropriate checkboxes: My Financial Aid Data authorizes access to financial aid information and My Student Account Data authorizes access to billing information. You may also select other options so your parents/others can receive financial aid news, housing news, etc.
  3. You may enter up to four email addresses for Friend accounts.
  4. Save your selections. Within 24 hours of authorizing access, Friends will receive an email notifying them how to set up their Friend Account. For more information, visit the U-M Information Technology website. Authorized Friend Account holders can view your information by selecting "My Student's Information" under "Parents & Family". 


Use Wolverine Access to change addresses, phone numbers, and emails you have on file with the university. Make your choice from the Personal Information section. Remember that:

  • Email is the primary way that the U-M Office of Financial Aid communicates with you, so keep your email current.
  • For current U-M students, we send email only to UMich email addresses, so manage your email box to ensure that important messages will not be bounced or rejected.