The Berkeley Financial Aid and Scholarships Office is committed to providing students and parents with the resources they need to make a Berkeley education an affordable reality. Our staff is here to guide you and your family through the financial aid process from start to finish. Please complete the FAFSA or California Dream Act Application and allow the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office to determine your eligibility for federal, state, and institutional support that can make your educational dreams a reality.
Apply For Financial Aid
To apply for financial aid, you must complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
The FAFSA school code for UC Berkeley is 001312.FAFSA
All OD students in good standing receive monetary awards each semester of the program. First year in-state students receive $5,000 per year. All out-of-state students receive $10,000 per year. In years 2 through 4, all students receive $4,000 per year.
You do not need to apply for these awards. They are automatically applied to all students in good standing.
Please refer all financial aid questions to the Cal Student Central office. Begin by visiting their website via the button below.Cal Student Central
Visit Cal Student Central
120 Sproul Hall (view map)
Berkeley, CA 94720
9 AM – 12noon
1Pm – 4PM
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