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Hot Topics of the Week!

Based on inquiries by phone and email, below are the top five topics of the week.

For more questions and answers, visit Frequently Asked Questions.

  • If I am an undergraduate student, how much do I qualify for the ARP/HEERF III? When will I know if I qualify?
  • For undergraduate as well as graduate and professional students, eligibility is based on need as determined by the 2021-22 FAFSA/CADAA application. Eligibility for international and undocumented students is based on need as determined by the ARP/HEERF III Application Form. Students with exceptional financial need will be prioritized. More information, including timing of disbursements, can be found at American Rescue Plan FAQs.

  • How can I be considered part-time for winter 2022? Would it affect my financial aid? 
  • Students will first need to petition for part-time status with the Office of the University Registrar (OUR). Once a student is confirmed with OUR as having part-time status for the quarter, tuition adjustments will be made within 1- 2 business weeks. Financial Aid and Scholarships will generally reduce a part-time student’s aid by the same amount that OUR reduces tuition. This reduction in aid will be reflected 4-6 business weeks after OUR’s tuition adjustment. Both the Cal Grant and the Pell Grant are unit-sensitive which means that if a student is enrolled in less than 12 units, and is not officially registered as part-time, only a percentage of these grants will be disbursed, based on the number of units in which the student is enrolled. Visit Changes That May Affect Your Aid for details. 

  • I am an international student that has applied for ARP/HEERF III funding. How much will I receive if I am eligible? 

  • Funding for international students and undocumented students will be awarded based on exceptional need, as established by the ARP/HEERF III Application Form, from $600 to $1,000 per eligible student. 

  • If I am planning to take a fifth year, how would this affect my financial aid?  
  • Regardless of which year a student is enrolled, students who plan to receive financial aid for the next academic year must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP). These standards include receiving a cumulative 2.0 GPA and passing 67% of attempted units. Maximum timeframe program standards may also affect financial aid ability as the Maximum Attempted Units for undergraduates is 270 units. Please ensure to submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or California Dream Act Application (CADAA) by the March 2nd deadline for each upcoming academic year. 

  • I made an error when submitting my application for the American Rescue Plan (ARP)/HEERF III for international students. How can I make a correction? 
  • Once your application is submitted you may not go back and make changes. If you would like to be considered for an edit to your application, submit a request through Contact An Expert with the changes you wish to make and the reason for the edit. During our evaluation, we will determine if the change will impact your eligibility and adjust accordingly. 

HEERF Update: 

  • As of May 11, 2021, the Department of Education released revised guidance that undocumented and international students are eligible to receive HEERF. How has UC Davis implemented these changes?
  • As of May 11, 2021, when the revised guidance was released, UC Davis had allocated and expensed its HEERF and HEERF II allotment. However, HEERF III funding will be awarded to all eligible students based on the new guidance. For information on HEERF I, II, and III (CARES Act, CRRSAA, and ARP), visit Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds FAQs.

Undergraduate Financial Aid Office

1100 Dutton Hall (view Dutton Hall on the campus map)
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616-8596
Hearing Impaired: Dial 711 for CRS

In-Person Front Desk Hours:
M-Fri, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

In-person service requirements:

  1. Students must present a valid student ID
  2. All visitors must wear a mask
  3. All visitors must complete and present a Daily Symptom Survey 

Telephone: 530-752-2390 (M-Fri, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
Fax: 530-752-6667
Submit questions and documents online at Contact An Expert

Due to the high volume of inquiries, please allow 3-5 business days for an email response from Contact An Expert submissions.
Website: financialaid.ucdavis.edu/undergraduate

Undergraduate and Prestigious Scholarships

2124 Dutton Hall (view Dutton Hall on the campus map)
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616-8596
Hearing Impaired: Dial 711 for CRS

Scholarships’ Telephone: 530-752-2804 (M-Fri, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
Fax: 530-752-6667
Submit questions and documents online at Contact An Expert.

Due to the high volume of inquiries, please allow 3-5 business days for an email response from Contact An Expert submissions.
Website: financialaid.ucdavis.edu/scholarships


Graduate School of Management Financial Aid

1100 Dutton Hall (view Dutton Hall on the campus map)
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616-8596

Telephone: 530-752-9246 (M-Fri, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
Hearing Impaired: Dial 711 for CRS
Fax: 530-752-6667 (Please do not fax loan documents)
Website: financialaid.ucdavis.edu/graduate

Graduate Financial Aid

1100 Dutton Hall (view Dutton Hall on the campus map)
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616-8596

Telephone: 530-752-9246 (M-Fri, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
Hearing Impaired: Dial 711 for CRS
Fax: 530-752-6667 (Please do not fax loan documents)
Submit questions and documents online at Contact an Expert.

Due to the high volume of inquiries, please allow 3-5 business days for an email response from Contact An Expert submissions.
Website: financialaid.ucdavis.edu/graduate

School of Law Financial Aid

1380 King Hall (view King Hall on the campus map)
400 Mrak Hall Drive
Davis, CA 95616-5201

Telephone: 530-752-6573
Email: School of Law Financial Aid
Website: law.ucdavis.edu/financial-aid

Schools of Medicine and Nursing Financial Aid

4610 X Street, Suite 1202
Sacramento, CA 95817

Telephone: 916-734-4120
Fax: 916-734-4116
Email: UC Davis Health Financial Aid
Website: health.ucdavis.edu/financialaid

School of Veterinary Medicine Financial Aid

1100 Dutton Hall (view Dutton Hall on the campus map)
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616-8596

Telephone: 530-752-9246 (M-Fri, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
Hearing Impaired: Dial 711 for CRS
Fax: 530-752-6667 (Please do not fax loan documents)
Website: financialaid.ucdavis.edu/graduate/vet


Management Staff

Contact our administrative office if you'd like to reach someone from our management staff. Your questions and comments are important to us.

Administrative Office

Phone: 530-752-2396
Fax: 530-752-7339

1100 Dutton Hall (view Dutton Hall on the campus map)
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616-8596 
Hearing Impaired: Dial 711 for CRS