University of California, RiversideUCR


Federal School Code: 001316


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How much does UCR cost?

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, 2014, in order to be considered for the maximum amount of financial aid to attend UCR in the 2014-15 school year! Click here for 7 Easy Steps to the FAFSA.

2015-16 Financial Aid Deadlines!

  • MARCH 2, 2015 - On-time priority deadline to submit your FAFSA online at www.fafsa.ed.gov for the 2015-16 Academic Year (including this summer).
  • MARCH 2, 2015* - Deadline for new Cal Grant applicants who enrolled at UCR for the first time in 2015-16 to have their prior high school or transfer college submit a Cal Grant GPA Verification Form to the California Student Aid Commission.
  • MARCH 2, 2015 - Deadline to complete the UCR Continuing Student Scholarship Application.
  • JUNE 15, 2015 - Deadline to submit any financial aid documents requested on Growl.
  • MAY 1, 2015 - Deadline to complete an online Request for Summer Aid (available on Growl about April 1st) to be considered for summer financial aid.

Proposed Tuition Increases and Financial Aid

Please view an important letter regarding tuition increases and financial aid by clicking this link UC letter.

Exiting Tips for Seniors

12 Tips to pave the way for a graceful exit

Summer Sessions

 For more information regarding summer school click here


                                               UCR Holiday Calendar

  SPRING 2015 SUMMER 2015 FALL 2015 WINTER 2016 SPRING 2016
Academic and Administrative Holidays 
    March   27      May 25

July 4
September 7

November 11
November 26-27,
Jan. 18
February 15
Monday, May 30
Winter Break     December 14-31
Spring Break       March 21-25
            Commencement (dates subject to change; check web site for updates) June 12-15
      June 10-13

Aid Office

Highlander One Stop Shop (HOSS), First Floor Financial Aid Office
Student Services Building
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521-0209
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Hours 9am - 4:45pm,                         Monday - Friday
(Summer hours may vary)             Contact Us 951-827-3878

Can I get financial aid for summer school?

Summer financial aid applicants must complete and submit the online Request for Summer Aid form on GROWL.

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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