Welcome Bruins! By now you probably have a pretty good idea of how financial aid works at UCLA, but there may be some areas that you still do not understand, or have not experienced in prior years. With that in mind, we want to remind you that our office is dedicated to assisting you in navigating your way through the financial aid process. This leaves you to focus on what’s most important: your education.

The navigation menu on the left will go into more detail about the financial aid process and some of the most frequently visited areas that are important to many of our students.

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Manage Your Aid

Use MyUCLA to manage your financial aid information. MyUCLA provides access to the status of your financial aid file and required documentation, applications for summer aid and scholarships and access to your financial aid notifications.

Financial Aid and Taxes

At this time of year students and families have a lot of questions about how financial aid impacts their taxes and whether they can claim deductions and credits for any out of their pocket spending on tuition and other education expenses. The videos below give some quick answers to the most common tax and financial aid questions. We hope that you find them useful, however we always advise seeking the advice of a tax professional if you need guidance on how to file your taxes with educational costs. 

    FATV provides quick video answers to common financial aid questions. Click on the image below to go to the full video library.