Financial Aid

Cal Student Central
Phone: (510) 664-9181 | 120 Sproul Hall

Cal Student Central is the destination for key university business related to financial aid, fees and billing, payments, disbursements, registration, and enrollment. Cal Student Central provides a central location with service-oriented, cross-trained staff who work to resolve issues without needing to refer students elsewhere.

Financial Aid & Scholarships Office
Phone: (510) 664-9181 | 120 Sproul Hall

The Financial Aid and Scholarships Office works with students and families to navigate the financial costs of their education. Financial Aid staff counsel students so they understand their options and feel empowered to make the best choices to manage their financial lives. Staff help students and parents navigate the financial aid process, educate them about innovative aid programs that make higher education affordable, advocate on behalf of students, teach students about financial literacy, and work with alumni and donors to connect with the university and give the gift of access to the next generation of students. This office also administers emergency loans for students who encounter unanticipated expenses directly related to the cost of their education.