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Coronavirus Information for the UC San Diego Community

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How will COVID-19 impact your financial aid and scholarships?

COVID-19 Impact

Covid-19 Information for the UC San Diego community

Prospective Students

As a first-year applicant, you must earn a high school diploma (or equivalent) and satisfy these requirements.

Prospective Undergraduates

Current Students

Learn about the important dates that you'll encounter throughout the application process.

Undergraduate Students

Graduate Students

Special Cases

Our goal is to identify and admit students who are fully prepared to excel in our challenging academic environment.

Hope Scholars

Military Affiliated Students

International Students

Undocumented Students

Financial Aid Forms

Financial Aid Forms

Access printable financial aid and scholarship forms for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Financial Aid Forms


Summer 2022

August 1

Summer Session II, 2022 first day of classes

August 5

Financial Aid Unit Freeze. Students enrolled in Summer Session I AND Summer Session II, 2022 OR Summer Session II, 2022 ONLY.

Sept 3

Summer Session II, 2022 ends

Sept 5

Office Closed: Labor Day Holiday

Fall 2022

Sept 13

Fall 2022 first scheduled financial aid disbursement

Sept 16

Fall 2022 Registration fee payment deadline (after this date late fees apply)

Sept 22

Fall 2022 first day of classes

Oct 7

Academic Calendar

Summer Calendar


Fall 2022 Financial Aid Webinar series: Register to learn about the latest updates on Fall 2022 from Financial Aid and Scholarships.

  • August 24, 2022, 5-6pm. Sign up here
  • August 31, 2022, 5-6pm. Sign up here
  • September 7, 2022, 5-6pm. Sign up here
  • September 14, 2022, 5-6pm. Sign up here

Summer 2022 financial aid: check our Summer page for updates.

2022-2023 Financial Aid Offers are now being processed. Available July through the end of Summer. Check your UC San Diego email and TritonLink for updates.

2022-2023: Undergraduate University of California Tuition Stability Plan. For questions and information please visit our website.

2022-2023: University of California Native American Opportunity Plan. For questions and current information please visit UC’s website. For qualifying UC San Diego students and document requirements we will update the website mid-late Summer.

Effective Summer 2022: All students verification of Commencement of Academic Activity

The First Step

The first step to apply for financial aid is to submit the appropriate application, ideally by the priority deadline.

The FAFSA is available for US citizens and eligible non-citizens (ie, permanent residents).

The California Dream Act Application is available for undocumented students who qualify for the AB540 fee exemption.

COMING SOON If your financial circumstances have changed compared to the 2020 income information reported on your 2022-23 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), or CA Dream Act Application, you can file a Family Contribution appeal with UC San Diego 2022-23 Family Contribution appeal. Visit here for updates.

Financial Aid Estimator

Financial Aid Estimator

Use the UC San Diego financial aid calculator to find an early estimate of your full-time cost of attendance and financial aid.

Estimate Your Aid



Higher Education videos for Financial Aid & Student Services.

FA TV Videos


UC YouTube Resources

Videos focus on applying for financial aid and offer tips on other methods of financing your education.

UC Videos

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Got questions? Use this resource to find answers to all your frequently asked questions.

Frequently Asked Questions