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You apply for financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and listing UC Berkeley (federal school code: 001312) as one of your schools. The FAFSA is available on January 1 each year, and the priority deadline for completing it is March 2. You complete the FAFSA online at fafsa.ed.gov. Read more about applying for aid, including information on how to apply for a Cal Grant if you are a California resident.
News: We now have a link to CashCourse.org. CashCourse.org is a website funded by the National Endowment for Financial Education, an independent, nonprofit foundation committed to educating college students and recent graduates on a broad range of financial topics, including budgeting, credit card usage, setting financial goals, and income taxes. Learn how to make informed financial decisions throughout your college years and beyond by visiting the CashCourse.org website.