Finances

Basic Needs Holistic Fund

Emergency financial support in rental assistance, food assistance, housing security deposit, medical and mental health expenses, technology, research, and emergency needs for students with dependents

Financial Support

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Financial resources to sustain a just standard of living.


Urgent relief

Cost of Attendance Adjustment

The Financial Aid Office may be able to increase your budget and financial aid eligibility if you incur expenses that are higher than your standard financial aid budget

Emergency Loans

Short-term, interest-free emergency loans to help meet unanticipated expenses directly related to the cost of education

Bears for Financial Success

Peer-to-peer financial wellness program that offers one-on-one appointments to help students manage personal finances

SAO Financial Aid Division

Provides advice and support for students experiencing financial challenges with the university, such as financial aid appeals, residency for tuition purposes, student health insurance, and more.

Health Opportunity Fund

Funds (up to $130) available to use for services and prescriptions at the Tang Center

Orion Fund

Grants for students in health crisis to cover health costs, medical technology, and other living expenses

International Student Need-Based Medical Fund

Medical fund for international students experiencing unanticipated medical costs, paid to the medical provider directly