As a parent of a UC Berkeley student you will already have invested significant time and resources in preparing your son or daughter for college life. The following sections are designed to answer basic questions you may have while preparing your student for college and beyond. Check out our Explore - Types of Aid page to start your search for resources and information.
Want to enroll in Summer Sessions to speed your progress toward degree completion, or to enroll in courses that are full during the academic year? Financial aid is available to eligible UC Berkeley students enrolled in Summer Sessions, including newly admitted students. Learn more about summer aid eligibility, how to apply, and what types of financial aid are available to UC Berkeley students. The Financial Aid and Scholarships Office can help make your summer learning experience a reality.