Student SALT FAQs

How do students sign up?

Follow these easy steps to activate your SALT account today:

  1. Visit
  2. Click “Sign Up”
  3. Enter your personal information
  4. Under “School”, enter University of Maine
  5. Create a password
  6. Click “Submit”

NEW! Text “saltmoney” to 51303 to register on your mobile device! Standard messaging rates may apply.

How long can I keep my SALT account?

SALT accounts will stay active until deactivated by the student. That means the account is yours for life, if you choose! You can access SALT as often as you need, with no limitations.

Are there any hidden fees?

No. SALT is free for all UMaine students and alumni.

Where can students turn for more help?

Students and alumni can contact SALT member support directly at 855.469.2724 with any questions about their SALT accounts. If members have questions about their student loans, they should call a SALT loan counselor at 877.523.9473. Members can also follow SALT at or on Twitter at @SALT_Money.

Students can also contact the University of Maine Office of Student Financial Aid at 207.581.1389. Be sure to follow UMaine’s financial literacy team at or on Twitter @UMaineFinLit for all the latest updates and personal finance news!

NEW!  Have a personal finance question? Need help creating a budget? Our Peer Financial Advocates are here for you!