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Funding Your Future


Welcome, New Golden Bears!

Your Golden Future Awaits!

Congratulations! Your journey to a world-class education at Berkeley is beginning! The goal of the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office is to support you with comprehensive financial aid and include you in the two-thirds of students receiving over $750 million in aid every year. We work closely with all students to make a Berkeley education an affordable reality. Our staff will guide you and your support network through the financial aid process from start to finish. Our financial wellness program, Bears for Financial Success, will help you navigate your personal finances and help you create a personal spending plan. You are Berkeley, and we are so happy to support you and welcome you to your future!


Financial Aid Videos for Newly Admitted Students.

  • Welcome New Golden Bears!

  • Navigating CalCentral

  • Understanding Awards/Costs

  • Expected Family Contribution


Answer a few simple questions to view estimated financial aid awards. Estimate how a change to your family's financial situation since you filed your aid application could change your financial aid award package. 

New Admit FAQs

Review some of the most Frequently Asked Questions we receive from newly admitted students. 


Your online portal to almost everything Berkeley. Access the most up-to-date view of your financial aid and read important messages about your financial aid awards.


Gain valuable job skills and experiences while earning part of your college costs.


Informative Flyers by Topic

Funding Your Future
Expected Family Contribution

Note: UC Berkeley reserves the right to adjust awards to correct any awarding errors. Changes to qualifying information or revisions of federal, state or institutional policy may result in updates to aid eligbility and adjustments of financial aid awards. Information is subject to change.