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Forms & Resources

To help answer some common financial aid questions, access forms and review important information related to financial aid and other campus requirements please see the links below.


Link to financial aid and scholarship forms.

Financial Aid Terms

Learn the meaning of terms commonly used in the financial aid process.


Learn about the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Filing the FAFSA is your first step in applying for financial aid.

California Dream Act

Learn about the California Dream Act application.

Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)

To remain eligible for Financial Aid, per federal requirements students are required to meet SAP standards to progress towards degree completion.

Financial Literacy

Visit websites, watch videos, and view other resources to learn financial life management skills.

Tips for Students

Use the tips below to avoid excessive debt by meeting important deadlines, setting financial goals, and exploring available resources.

Helpful Websites

Visit websites that help you manage your awards and learn more about financial aid.

Financial Aid and Withdrawing from UC San Diego

Find out what financial aid or student loan recipients need to know about withdrawal at UC San Diego.

Financing Your Education

Financing Your Education Guide.

Consumer Information

An overview of important UC San Diego information for prospective and current students.

Financial Aid Estimator

Net Price Calculator

Use this tool to see how much financial aid you may be eligible to receive for in the 2024-25 academic year.

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