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Summer Session 2020 (Entering Graduates)

Funding Available:

The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships has limited funding available for students attending Summer Session.

Funding is limited to:

  • William D. Ford Direct Loans (requires enrollment and completion of at least six units)
    • Unsubsidized
    • Graduate PLUS

If you had eligibility for loans during the academic year, we encourage you to utilize those funds to assist with your summer costs.

How to Apply:

To receive summer financial aid, you must follow these important steps:

  1. Complete and submit a paper Summer Session Financial Aid Application.
  2. Once your application has been processed, you will receive an e-mail from our office asking you to accept your financial aid funds for 2020 Summer Session.
  3. After accepting your financial aid funds, then enroll in your Summer Session classes.


To receive financial aid during Summer Session you must meet all of the following requirements:

  • Be admitted to UCI for Fall 2020.
  • Complete a 2019-20 FAFSA by June 30, 2020. You can complete it on line at
  • Complete a Summer Session Financial Aid Application by following the instructions in the "How to Apply" section.
  • Enroll in a minimum of six (6) units during one session or a combination of Summer I, II or 10-week session.

Types of Aid:

William D. Ford Direct Loan Program:

Students are eligible to borrow Federal Direct Loans based on their student level, program of study (undergraduate, graduate, etc), dependency status and remaining eligibility.

Graduate students may also borrow through the Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan program. The loan amount is based upon your Summer Session costs minus any other financial resources you have for the summer.


June 19, 2020Financial aid award(s) must be accepted in order to pay fees
June 30, 2020Deadline to complete FAFSA for 2019-20
July 22, 2020Last day to apply for summer financial aid for Summer Session I
August 21, 2020Last day to apply for summer financial aid for 10-week Session
August 28, 2020Census date for determining units for TEACH grant for the Summer Term
September 2, 2020Last day to apply for summer financial aid for Summer Session II

Changes to Enrollment:

Any changes in enrollment, including dropping units or changing sessions may result in you being billed for funds received. If you withdraw from all Summer Session classes you will be billed for the financial aid you received. You will still be responsible for paying the $183 non-refundable campus fee and all other applicable non-refundable fees. Check with your financial aid counselor to find out how your enrollment change will affect your summer aid.

Applying Late:

Late applications for summer financial aid will be accepted until until July 22 for SSI, August 21 for 10-week session and September 2 for SSII.

Payment of Fees:

Financial aid must be accepted no later than June 19th in order to pay fees. Also, you must:

  • Accept your financial aid funds.
  • Enroll in Summer Session classes.
  • Enroll in at least six (6) units.


Financial aid remainders for summer will be disbursed in the same method as the academic year: either mail or direct deposit. Disbursement information can be changed at The following are the dates financial aid will be disbursed for on-time applicants:

Session I6/22/2020 *
10-week Session6/22/2020
Session II only8/3/2020 *

* If you are enrolling in both Summer Session I and II you will receive two disbursements, one at the beginning of each session.

Estimated Costs for Summer Session:

The following are estimated costs for attending Summer Session, not including the cost of your enrollment and course fees:

Summer Session I & II or Ten WeekCommuterOn-CampusOff-Campus
VeranoCampus VillagePalo Verde
Books and Supplies$547.00$547.00$547.00$547.00$547.00
Room and Board$4,336.00$4,336.00$4,692.00$4,682.00$8,337.00
Subtotal (not including fees)$6,830.00$6,830.00$7,186.00$7,176.00$10,831.00

Summer Session I or IICommuterOn-CampusOff-Campus
VeranoCampus VillagePalo Verde
Books and Supplies$274.00$274.00$274.00$274.00$274.00
Room and Board$2,168.00$2,168.00$2,346.00$2,341.00$4,169.00
Subtotal (not including fees)$3,416.00$3,416.00$3,594.00$3,589.00$5,417.00

(Reviewed 2/12/2020 - BS)


Hours: 10am-5pm Monday to Friday
102 Aldrich Hall, Irvine, CA 92697-2825
Tel: (949) 824-8262
Fax: (949) 824-4876 or (949) 824-6725

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