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Financial Aid

Financial aid is available from UC San Diego for eligible UC San Diego students only. If you are visiting student for the Summer, you may be eligible for aid from your home campus. Please contact the Financial Aid Office on your home campus for more information.

*Visiting UC Students who have indicated that they are financial aid recipients on their Summer Session application will not be cancelled for non-payment. You must drop the course(s) yourself if you no longer plan to take Summer Session courses at UC San Diego. You will not be cancelled for non-payment and you will be responsible for all tuition and fees associated with your enrollment.
 
*UC San Diego financial aid students enrolled in Summer Session will not be cancelled for non-payment.  You must withdraw yourself from the Session by completing the Undergraduate Request for Withdrawal if you no longer plan to take Summer Session courses. You will not be cancelled for non-payment and you will be responsible for all tuition and fees associated with your enrollment.  if you would like to learn more about financial aid for Summer Session enrollment, please contact the Financial Aid Office.

Financial Aid: Summer Session Disbursement

If you are academically disqualified at the end of spring quarter, you will not be permitted to remain enrolled in Summer Session.  Please contact your college academic advising office for questions related to your disqualification.  

Commonly asked questions regarding Financial AId during the Summer:

  • How many units are required for financial aid?

Students must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 units for summer. Enrollment can be one course in Session 1 and one course in Session 2. A minimum of 6 units can also be two courses in sessions 1 or 2.

  • If I’m on a waitlist, do those units count towards my 6 units?

Waitlisted courses do not count towards a minimum total units. Students must be enrolled in a minimum total of 6 units for the entire Summer Session.

  • Can I apply for aid if I’m planning to attend a different UC campus?

Student should contact the San Diego Financial Aid office to apply for aid to be sent to a different UC campus.

  • How do I know if I qualify for aid?

Students enroll in summer courses, and the Financial Aid Office will automatically calculate an award. Students can accept the award or not accept the award for Summer courses.

Please visit the Financial Aid Office Summer Website For more information or to speak with a Financial Aid counselor.