Students in the field

Important Updates

Graduate and Professional Forms and Appeals

Submitting Documents

Webforms are submitted electronically. If you are required to submit a PDF you may choose from the following submission methods:

  • Email - Submit documents using Contact An Expert.
  • In-Person - Visit Financial Aid Offices for our office hours.
  • Drop Box - A drop box is available just outside Dutton Hall located to the left of the main entrance.

Processing Times

In general, please allow 3-4 weeks to process forms and 6-8 weeks for appeals. Any requested documents submitted after the initial review require the same processing time frames.

General Forms

Request to Pay Professional and Dual Degree Graduate Students

For departmental use when requesting payment to current UC Davis students. Be sure to read the corresponding instructions before processing the request for payment.

Prior-Year Debt Online Request

For students who have been notified of a prior-year debt affecting their financial aid.

Release of Financial Aid Information to an Institution

Used to request release of financial aid information to an institution.

Release of Financial Aid Information to Third-Party Individual(s)

Used to request release of financial aid information to Third-Party Individual(s). For information regarding Third-Party Authorization, please visit our Privacy page.


If selected for verification, we will request additional documents to verify the information on your financial aid application.

Student Change in Aid Forms

Appeal Forms

Alternative Student Expense Budget Request

For applicants with dependent children age 18 and under. Allows students to request alternative budget consideration.

Cost of Attendance Appeal

For use by students to request consideration of additional expenses that exceed the standard budget.

Family Contribution Appeal for Review of Parental or Student Contribution

As an exception, the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office may consider changes to a student's financial situation due to special circumstances.

Academic Participation Appeal / Supplemental Evidence of Academic Activity (SEVACT)

Used for submitting supplemental evidence of academic activity. Additional information can be found at

Loan Forms

Graduate PLUS Loan Application

Apply for Graduate PLUS loans online at

Computer Purchase Request Form

Available during the academic year (October- May) as a Cost of Attendance Appeal.