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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


Spring 2022

April 8

Spring 2022 Financial Aid Unit Freeze. After this date enrollment adjustments (excluding withdraws and no credit courses) will no impact Spring Pell, State and University Grant.

April 11

Summer 2022 Continuing Student Enrollment begins.

April 18

Summer 2022 Entering Student Enrollment begins.

May 1

2022-23 Continuing student Priority Document Deadline on

May 3

Initial Summer 2022 Financial Aid Packaging begins.

May 15

2021-22 Academic Year Deadline to accept loans and submit Appeals: Family Contribution, Dependency Override, Cost of Attendance Appeals.

Academic Calendar

Summer Calendar


2022-2023 FAFSA and CA Dream Act Application: The new FAFSA is available as of Oct 1, 2021. Please login to complete your new FAFSA today. OR new CA Dream Act Application PRIORITY FILING DEADLINE MARCH 2, 2022.

  • Filing after March 2, 2022? Students can continue to apply on or after March 3, 2022 for 2022-2023 Federal and other limited financial aid consideration.
  • NEW: For State financial aid (i.e. Cal Grant) you can continue to apply through April 1, 2022.

Still available: 2021-2022 Family Contribution (Income Loss appeals): For more information visit our Forms page.

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

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

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.

2021-22: If your financial circumstances have changed compared to the 2019 income information reported on your 2021-22 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), or CA Dream Act Application, you can file a Family Contribution appeal with UC San Diego. Please visit our Forms page for more information.

COMING SOON 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