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Student Loan Management Video Series

Dr. Jeffrey Hanson, PhD is a nationally known debt management expert hired exclusively by graduate schools to meet individually with over 1,500+ professional students per year at more than 20 different graduate institutions. Sponsored by UCSF Student Financial Aid to promote additional financial literacy among our students; no services are being promoted in any way. View and listen to the presentation provided Monday, October 23, 2017.

Apply for 2018-2019 Financial Aid Now!

Complete the 2018-19 FAFSA and Financial Aid/COLS application.

Transition from ACS Education to Heartland ECSI

If you have an institutional student loan from a University of California campus (such as a Perkins Loan, Health Professional student loan, and/or an institutional loan, but NOT a federal Direct Loan), your student loan will now be serviced by Heartland ECSI. Previously, University of California was using ACS to service your loan(s), collect payments, send billing statements, etc. This change will provide you with new options, such as paying by credit card and accessing ECSI’s EasyPath mobile app for your iPhone or Android device.

Cost of Living Supplement

To bridge the gap for students enrolled in degree programs who are not living in campus housing, UCSF will offer a need-based program to provide a $2,400 Cost of Living Supplement (COLS) to current and admitted students. Learn more!

Food Security for Students

Having trouble making ends meet? The Food Security for Students program can help connect you with resources on campus and in the community.