To ensure the health and safety of all Maryland Higher Education
Commission (MHEC) employees, the Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA)
is currently conducting remote operations.
OSFA staff members are currently monitoring emails and retrieving all voicemail
messages daily, but is currently not available to answer the general OSFA phone
line. Instead, a financial aid specialist can meet with you virtually, via
To connect with a financial aid specialist via Google Meets you
must do the following:
1. Please read Steps 2 through 7 carefully and then click the link below to schedule your appointment;
2. Login to your Google email
account OR if you do not have a Google email account you must
3. After logging into Google a calendar will appear. Each box represents an available appointment slot;
4. In the upper right hand
corner of the calendar select “Day” for the view of the
calendar to show available appointment slots for each day of the week on Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday only. Use the
arrows in the upper left corner to see additional days and times that appointments
5. Next, once you have
identified the date and time that works best for you select appointment slot; All available appointment
slots will appear as “FA Virtual Appointment.”
6. After selecting an
appointment slot enter the reason for your appointment in the “Description”
7. Then, click “SAVE”.
After clicking “SAVE” the appointment details via Google Meets
will be sent to you by email. You will also see the appointment on your Google
calendar. Be sure to accept the meeting invitation, which reflects confirmation
of your appointment.
On the day of the appointment join the meeting either online or by
an appointment with a financial aid specialist click HERE.
Reminder: The appointment times
provided below are ONLY for the Office of Student Financial Assistance.
important note that many of your questions pertaining to the application
process and scholarship and grant program requirements may be found on our
website. For information on the various state financial grants/scholarships
that are available to students please visit https://mhec.maryland.gov/preparing/Pages/FinancialAid/descriptions.aspx.
6 North Liberty Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: (410) 767-3300
Toll Free: (800) 974-0203 (If calling outside of the Baltimore City area)