Financial Aid

The following resources will assist you with recieveing the maximum ammount of financial aid possible:

Financial Aid Office

  • The Financial Aid office at UC Merced is here to assist you with a variety of services

Financial Aid Office 

Drop-In Hours

Monday 9am - 4pm
Tuesday 12pm - 4pm
Wednesday 9am - 4pm
Thursday 9am - 4pm
Friday 9am - 2pm



  • The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, is your first step in getting your financial aid in order.  

Chafee Grant

  • The Chafee Grant provides up to $5,000 per year to qualified foster youth attending college.  Click on the link above to learn more.

Cal Grant GPA Verification

  • In order to recieve a Cal Grant, you must complete this form as soon as possible.


  • This is where you can trtack the status of your Cal and Chafee grants.