is the Maryland College Aid
Processing System (MD CAPS)?
is MHEC's comprehensive
financial aid system
that allows us to process State
scholarship applications and
allocate funds more efficiently
using today's technology. It
replaces our old Student Inquiry
system. To use MD CAPS, you
must first create a Student Login Profile and then
click the activation link in the
message sent to your email account. To
create a profile, click the MD
CAPS logo above or click
Next, click "Create a Student
Login" located below the yellow
If you are having trouble creating
an MD CAPS profile and logging in, please review our
Help Creating a Student Login for MD CAPS
or review our
Frequently Asked Questions.
features does MD CAPS offer?
Apply On-Line for certain
Check your To Do List
Check your Application Status
if MHEC has received your FAFSA
Accept or Decline Awards
Check Award and Payment Status
Transfer and Add Schools
Change Enrollment Status
Change Housing Status
Requests to MHEC staff
Update Your Contact Information and more!
about your financial aid application
or award, please log into MD CAPS at
and send us an email through your
secure account. On the
homepage, click on the "Email Us"
button at the top of the page. Check
your "Inbox" on the homepage for a
response from our staff.
logging into your MD CAPS account,
read the Frequently Asked Questions
(FAQ) document located on the MD
CAPS homepage at
If you still cannot log in to your
account, please email OSFA at
For answers to
frequently asked questions, please
click the link below.
CAPS FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Maryland Higher Education
Office of Student Financial
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