Office of Financial Aid
The Office of Financial Aid is currently open for in-person meetings. You can text USFDonsHelp to (415) 914-9982 then text 2 to join the line for Financial Aid. Ensure you text the proper code for the type of service you wish to receive help with. In line with the University's latest mask requirements, please be prepared to wear a mask while indoors on campus. We appreciate your collaboration in ensuring the health and safety of our community.
We also have virtual options available to answer any financial aid inquiries. You can email Financial Aid at Financialaid@usfca.edu or contact us by phone at (415) 422-3387. You may also schedule a Zoom web conferencing or phone appointment online. Once your appointment is scheduled, an email will be sent to you with the Zoom meeting link.
For University's latest information and resources on COVID-19, please visit the resources page.
Which Financial Aid Application Should I File
|Application||Who Should File|
|Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)||Domestic undergraduate and graduate students who are U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen and meets general eligibility requirements. Federal School Code: 001325|
|California Dream Act||Undocumented and DACA undergraduate students who are California residents and do not meet FAFSA filing requirements. FAFSA vs CA Dream Act. School Code: 001325|
|College Board CSS Profile||Undocumented out of state undergraduate students who do not meet the FAFSA and CA Dream Act filing requirements. CSS Profile School Code: 4850|
Disbursement Information (2021-2022)
Undergraduate and Graduate Students (excluding Law)
|Fall 2021||August 16, 2021|
|Spring 2022||January 14, 2022|
|Summer 2022 (Session 1, 2, and 4)||May 13, 2022|
|Summer 2022 (Session 5)||TBD|
|Summer 2022 (Session 3 and 6)||TBD|
|Summer 2022 (Session 7)||TBD|
Financial Aid Next Steps Webinar
The recording of our 2021- 2022 "Financial Aid Next Steps" webinar is now available!
Need help finding your financial aid self-service, accepting your award offer, or submitting an online form? Use the financial aid videos page for help! Click to view more tutorials.