Student Financial Services Notice Regarding COVID-19

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Front Desk Opening Tuesday, July 26

The Student Financial Services Office is reopening to students and staff starting Tuesday, July 26, 2022. We have a new front desk where we can meet with students in our physical office.

Our front desk hours of operation will be Monday through Friday 9:00am-10:00am, 10:30am-12:00noon, then from 2pm-4pm.

The office is located on the Second Floor of Millberry Union West Suite 201, you can find more details about our Drop In Hours on our Contacts Page.

The Virtual Front Desk will also be available Monday through Friday 9:00am-10:00am, 10:30am-12:00noon, then from 2pm-4pm.

Native American Opportunity Plan

UC’s Native American Opportunity Plan ensures that in-state systemwide Tuition and Student Services Fees are fully covered for California students who are enrolled in federally recognized Native American, American Indian, and Alaska Native tribes.  This plan applies to undergraduate and graduate students.  (Self-supporting and certificate programs are not eligible.)  If you think you are eligible, and your systemwide and student service fees have not already been covered with grant and/or scholarship aid, please contact Student Financial Services for more information. 

Student Food Market Updates: Registration, RSVP, and Friday Grocery Bag Pick-Up

We are excited to announce that registration and RSVP are no longer needed to attend the Student Food Market on Thursdays at Mission Bay and Parnassus. All current fee-paying UCSF students are welcomed at both locations during open hours.

  • Student Food Market Parnassus (basicneeds.ucsf.edu, [email protected]
    Student Success Center 
    Millberry Union, 100W  
    Every Thursday, from 4 to 6 p.m.

  • Student Food Market Mission Bay (basicneeds.ucsf.edu, [email protected]
    Student Services at Mission Bay 
    Mission Hall 1300 (adjacent to the lobby) 
    Every Thursday, from 4 to 5:45 p.m.

We are also resuming Friday Grocery Pick-Up at Parnassus for a limited number of students who cannot attend the Student Food Market on Thursdays due to classes/clinic/rotations. Students may fill out the online request for Friday Grocery Pick-Up each week between Mondays 8 a.m.-Tuesdays 11:59 p.m. Students will be notified if a bag will be available for them by Wednesday of each week. Students must pick-up their grocery bag at the Student Success Center (MU-100w) between 8 a.m.-1 p.m. that Friday.  

Interest and Loan Payments Paused Until August 31 for Federal Student Loans

The Biden Administration has announced that all federal student loans will have their interest and payment paused until August 31. Due to the COVID pandemic, the White House announced it will be giving students additional time to manage their repayment options. For more details view the announcement from the Department of Education. 

Affordable Connectivity Program

The Affordable Connectivity Program will provide eligible households with discounts of up to $30 a month for broadband service, and up to $75 a month if the household is on Tribal lands. It also will provide a one-time discount of up to $100 on a computer or tablet for eligible households.

Receiving CalFresh benefits can qualify for the Affordable Connectivity Program. Details on other qualifying criteria is available on the FCC Announcement. Sign up by contacting a participating provider or enroll online.