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.

News and Announcements

  • The Financial Aid Office will temporarily operate from A128 Murphy Hall until the end of 2018. Wait times may be longer than normal due to these changes. We apologize for any inconvenience.  
  • SCAM WARNING! The IRS has reported some taxpayers are receiving fraudulent emails with attachments labelled "Tax Return Transcript, or similar. The IRS never sends unsolicited emails. Please avoid opening these emails as the may contain malware or viruses.
  • Students who have been impacted by the current California fires. You can request an extension to the UC admission application deadline. Full instructions are at this link.
  • FAFSA and the DREAM Act Application are both open for 2019-2020 please apply early to avoid delays with your aid for next year. The priority deadline to apply is March 2nd, 2019. 
  • Provide you parents with third party access. The student can authorize third-party access to their financial aid information on MyUCLA (you will find Third Party Access under Settings). 

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. 

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

    FATV Get Answers