The university, as well as many local businesses, offers a variety of part-time employment opportunities. While not encouraged for freshmen students, these jobs are another way to offset expenses.
Tuition Reimbursement Programs
Many employers now offer tuition reimbursement, or repayment for their employees’ college expenses, as a benefit. If you are currently employed while attending college either full or part-time, you may want to inquire as to what your employer's policies are regarding tuition reimbursement. Most programs of this type require for you to maintain a minimum grade achievement.
Loans and Other Financial Assistance
While not making loans directly, the UC Financial Aid office assists you in finding and making arrangements with aid sources.
REMEMBER: Complete the FAFSA
Because some aid programs are awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis, the UC Financial Aid Office urges you to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid as soon after January 1 of each year as possible for priority consideration for limited funding sources.