University of California, RiversideUCR


Federal School Code: 001316



How much does UCR cost?

See a charted breakdown of fees, room and board, books and supplies, transportation, and personal expenses. Or by answering a few simple questions, the UCR Net Price Calculator can give you an early estimate of your full-time cost of attendance at UCR.

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Financial Aid on "Hold" Information

If you see that some or all of your financial aid on Growl Current Activity is “Aid on Hold”, you can click on the Growl “Holds” item on the menu bar for a description of the hold and how to resolve the hold (e.g., loan documents to be completed).

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7 Easy Steps to the FAFSA

This brief, simple tutorial will guide you step-by-step through the online Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Apply by March 2, 2016, in order to be considered for the maximum amount of financial aid to attend UCR in the 2016-17 school year! Click here for 7 Easy Steps to the FAFSA.

2016-17 Financial Aid Deadlines!

  • MARCH 2, 2016 - On-time priority deadline to submit your FAFSA online at www.fafsa.ed.gov for the 2016-17 Academic Year (including this summer).
  • MARCH 2, 2016* - Deadline for new Cal Grant applicants who enrolled at UCR for the first time in 2016-17 to have their prior high school or transfer college submit a Cal Grant GPA Verification Form to the California Student Aid Commission.
  • MARCH 2, 2016 - Deadline to complete the UCR Continuing Student Scholarship Application.
  • JUNE 15, 2016 - Deadline to submit any financial aid documents requested on Growl.
  • MAY 1, 2016 - Deadline to complete an online Request for Summer Aid (available on Growl about April 1st) to be considered for summer financial aid.

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Scholarships are like free money because they do NOT have to be repaid.
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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

UCR Financial Aid Office
900 University Ave.

Tel: 951-827-3878
Fax: 951-827-5619
E-mail: finaid@ucr.edu