Students at the MU

Important Updates

  • The 2024-25 FAFSA and CADAA applications will open in December 2023. Visit FAFSA Simplification for details.
  • UC Davis students who are victims of the Maui Fires may be eligible for funding. Visit Basic Needs for details.
  • If you have been selected for verification, please complete the requirements as soon as possible. For details, visit Verification.
  • For California Middle Class Scholarship updates, please visit MCS.

Responsible Borrowing

Consider your repayment amount before you borrow. Repayment schedules are often provided as part of the documentation a borrower reviews before completing the loan process.

Loan Payment Calculator

CashCourse Financial Calculators


Staying on a Budget

Staying on a budget will help you manage your money each month in order to avoid debt. Visit our budgeting page for more information. 

CashCourse Budgeting Calculators



Although credit cards can help build credit, misuse or mismanagement can damage your spending habits, credit score, and the ability to finance in the future.

You can build your credit without using a credit card including using your rent payment to build credit and staying on top of your student loans.

If you want to check your credit report, you can print one free credit report once a year from all 3 credit reporting agencies at

CashCourse: How Long Will it Take to Pay Off My Credit Card(s)?