New and Admitted Students

At this time there are no impacts from the COVID-19 national emergency to the expected financial aid timelines for new admits and admitted students as listed below.

Students/families who have experienced a significant change to their financial circumstances as result of COVID 19 may consider appealing their EFC. The process for appealing is located here.

Late March to May 1, 2020 

New students receive conditional aid offers for Fall 2020. The estimated aid offer is subject to change if the information on your financial aid application is inaccurate or does not reflect your family’s ability to contribute.

May 1, 2020 to September 1, 2020 

Official financial aid offer posted to MyUCSC. Students are notified by e-mail. New students who submit their Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) will receive an official aid offer after May 1.

May 1 to June 2, July 1, 2020

New students must complete items on the MyUCSC To-Do list by June 2.

New transfer students must complete items on their MyUCSCTo-Do list by July 1.

June 1 to August 1, 2020

FAFSA eligible students can have their parent(s) submit an application for a Parent PLUS Loan starting July 1. To apply, visit

If you have additional questions refer to our website at and our online brochures at