Apply For Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application

A variety of aid is available for all income levels. Whether or not you believe you are eligible, we encourage all students to apply for financial aid each year. Submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the Dream Application if you meet the AB 540 criteria. To Apply for Financial Aid, click here

Application Early Filing Date

Early Filing Date

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and Dream Application will now be available in October, instead of January, leaving more time for students and families to prepare for college. Learn more about the change in this quick video.

Important Next Steps


Be sure to complete all necessary steps to receive your financial aid on time. It is important to meet all deadlines, submit any paperwork if requested by our office, and accept/decline your awards on your MyUCSC student portal. Continue»

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News and  Important Dates

Apr 29
Financial Aid & Scholarship Office Welcomes Alumni Sponsors
May 1
Summer Enrollment Begins
May 6
Last Day to Withdraw From a Class
May 6
Last Day to Add a Class by Petition. Contact the Office of the Registrar for Details.


Click on the links below for forms and information:

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 Helpful Resources

Financial Building Blocks

Start here and learn the essentials you need to know to build financial literacy.