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Mission & Principles of Service

Our Mission

The mission of the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office to ensure all admitted students have adequate financial aid resources available to attend UC San Diego.

Our Principles of Service

  • We aim to serve all students with the highest quality of service and mutual respect, regardless of backgrounds or interests.

  • We strive to be informative, up-to-date, and timely in response to students' and parents' needs.

  • We provide our students and families personalized and individual attention in a friendly, courteous, and helpful manner.

  • We respect the confidentiality of the information we collect. All data submitted by students and parents is protected and secure.

The Financial Aid and Scholarships Office is an integral part of Academic Affairs and is a member of Enrollment Management unit, which also includes Undergraduate Admissions, California Student Opportunity and Access Program (Cal-SOAP), Parent and Family Programs, and Enrollment Management Technology Services (EMTS).