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Summer Session 2020 (Continuing 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 complete your Summer Financial Aid application, you must complete three steps:

  1. Submit a Summer Session Financial Aid Application on-line:
    1. Log in to "My Aid".
    2. Select the "2019-20" Academic Year.
    3. Select "My Summer Aid Application".
    4. Follow the instructions to complete the application and authorize us to send your aid estimate to Summer Session.
  2. After one (1) business day, you will be able to enroll in classes at Summer Session.
  3. After one (1) business day:
    1. Return to "My Summer Aid Application" and follow the instructions to finalize your aid.
    2. Go to "My Aid Award" and accept your financial aid award(s).

It is important that you finalize and accept your Summer Aid within five business days of enrolling in Summer Session or your classes may be dropped and/or you may be billed at the discretion of the Summer Session Office. You will still be responsible for paying the $183 non-refundable campus fee and all other applicable non-refundable fees.


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

  • Be a continuing UCI student.
  • 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:

You are eligible to borrow any remaining funds from your academic year award. To determine if you have remaining loan eligibility for Summer Session subtract the amount of your 2019-20 academic year loans from the Federal Direct Loan amounts.

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:

  • Submit the Application for Summer Session Financial Aid. (See the "How to Apply" section above.)
  • 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

Special Programs:

Summer Session At Another UC Campus (Cross-Campus Summer):

If you are enrolling in a summer session or a summer travel study program offered by a UC campus other than UCI, you must apply for financial aid at UCI, your home campus.

Application instructions:

Download and read the Summer UC Cross Campus overview.

  1. Download and print the Summer Session Financial Aid Application.
  2. Complete the application including the "Cross-campus Summer Session" section.
  3. Submit the signed and completed application to the UCI Office of Finanicial Aid and Scholarships. You must attach information about the specific program including the costs (fees) and dates of enrollment.
  4. 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.

(Reviewed 2/12/2020 - BS)


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