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Parent Guide

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 Types of Aid to start your search for resources and information.

This guide is meant to help inform parents of UC Berkeley students. However, some UC Berkeley students are also parents. Visit our Parent Grant page to learn about a special grant offered to parents attending UC Berkeley. Student parents can also find help and resources at the Student Parent Center.