What is work study UCSC?

Work-Study is a federal program that allows on-campus and select off-campus employers to hire students at a reduced cost. The program pays half of the student’s wages through financial aid and the rest is paid by the employer. Only students who qualify for Work-Study may apply for Work-Study positions.

Does UC Santa Cruz guarantee housing?

Under normal operations, new UCSC students are eligible for a housing guarantee: one year for new transfer students and two years for new frosh. Each year we work diligently to house as many students as possible, but regretfully, we likely will not be able to accommodate all interested students.

How do I get my transcripts from UCSC?

Official academic transcripts can be ordered online by clicking the TranscriptsPlus button below. Transcripts delivered electronically are processed through Credential eScript-Safe, the official UCSC transcript agent. Official UCSC transcripts are available in PDF and paper form.

How do you know if you qualify for work-study?

Students will be notified of their eligibility for the Federal Work-Study Program in their financial aid award letter. Colleges will indicate a work-study award allocation in the award letters of students accepted into the program. To qualify, students must file their FAFSA® and demonstrate financial need.

Do I qualify for work-study?

Students must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, called the FAFSA, to become eligible for work-study. Participants must demonstrate financial need, and those who file the FAFSA early often have a better shot at qualifying. Schools may award aid on a first-come, first-served basis.

Is it cheaper to live on or off campus UCSC?

However, since living off campus is typically cheaper, you should expect a decrease in your grants and an increase in your loans. Regardless of any decrease, UCSC attempts to provide aid to students cover all of their costs.

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