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Fees and Aid

Summer Financial Aid

If you qualified for financial aid during the academic year, you may qualify for financial aid this summer. If you were at a community college, you may have more financial aid available if you take summer courses at UC Davis. To receive financial aid at UC Davis, you must have the following:

  1. A FAFSA or California Dream Act application on file (include UC Davis’ federal school code ‘001313’ on the application).
  2. A Summer Financial Aid application on file.

Please see the Summer Eligibility and Application Process on the UC Davis Financial Aid web page for more information.

Students who qualify for financial aid must take at least 6 units during the summer. Financial aid is disbursed in the session in which you accumulate 6 units (so if you take 3 units in Session 1 and 3 units in Session 2, you will not receive aid until session 2).

Types of aid offered may include:

To learn more about available aid, visit the Financial Aid website: https://financialaid.ucdavis.edu/undergraduate/summer/types

Summer Grants

  • Pell Grant
    • The grant offer is determined by your EFC.
    • Disbursement is dependent on the number of registered units.
  • Summer University Grant
    • Offered to students enrolled in a total of 6+ units for one or both sessions. 
    • Students may be eligible for the Summer University Grant up to $1,300.
  • Summer Advantage Grant
    • Students are only eligible for one disbursement of the Summer Advantage Grant up to $1,100.
    • Offered to students enrolled in a total of 10+ units for one or both sessions.
    • The grant will disburse during the session in which total units reach the 10 unit minimum. 

2024 Summer Sessions Fees

Student CategoryCourse FeeSummer Campus Fee*
UC Undergraduate Student$279 per unit$388.81 per session
UC Graduate Student$279 per unit$195.84 per session
Non-UC Student**$374 per unit$388.81 per session
UC Career Staff$279 per unit$11.00 per session

Tuition and Fees are due by the Student Payment Deadline for each Summer term. Refer to the Master Calendar for deadlines. Students can view their accounts in MyBill and contact Student Accounting for tuition and fee or payment questions. 

Summer Fees

*Summer Campus Fee: This fee covers the following services and initiatives: Student Services, Memorial Union, Student Health Center, Counseling and Psychological Services, Unitrans, Recreation, Student Facilities Fee, Facilities and Campus Enhancement Initiative, and Campus Expansion Initiative. The Provost has directed that all registered students must pay all elements of the summer campus fee with the exception of UC Davis career employees who are also registered students. This directive is consistent with the language included in the referenda for campus-based fees voted upon by the students. The fee is mandatory for each summer session and applies to all teaching modalities, including in-person and remote learning.

**Spring Graduates: Current UC Davis students filing for spring graduation are considered non-continuing for summer and pay the Non-UC Student and Summer Campus fees.

Returning UC Davis Students (Canceled, withdrawn, dismissed, or on Planned Educational Leave Program (PELP) for spring 2024 (Readmitted for Fall 2024): must submit the Non-UC Student application, but will not be charged the non-UC Student Fee.

Course Materials Fee: Students may be charged fees in some courses for the use, rental or consumption of materials, tools or equipment, or for the costs of materials or services necessary to provide special supplemental education experiences. For example, course material fees may cover the cost of chemicals and glassware for science laboratory or art supplies for studio classes. They also might cover film rentals, field trips or the purchase/rental of specific equipment. Course Material fees are non-refundable. For the current Course Material and Services Fees list, please visit Tuition and Fees https://financeandbusiness.ucdavis.edu/student-resources/tuition-fees

Late Fees: A Late Fee will apply to tuition and fees paid after the posted Payment Deadline. Refer to the Master Calendar for Student Fee Payment Deadlines. Students who enroll for the first time after the payment deadline or those who re-register after being dropped for non-payment will be assessed a Late Fee. Fees will post to MyBill and students are responsible for monitoring their account balance.

Drop for non-payment: Students may be dropped from classes in Summer Session 1 and 2 if they have not paid Summer Sessions fees and any outstanding balance due by the Student Fee Payment Deadline. Special Session classes are not subject to the drop for non-payment process and students should carefully review the specific refund deadlines for courses held in this session.

Financial Aid and Scholarships - Summer Cost of Attendance (ucdavis.edu)

Cancellation or Withdrawal from Summer Sessions

Financial Aid and Scholarships - Changes to Summer Enrollment (ucdavis.edu)

If a student wishes to cancel or withdraw from any session it is important to understand the potential impact on financial aid. Students cancel summer enrollment through the online Cancellation/Withdrawal Form available from the Office of the University Registrar to officially complete this process. Failure to pay summer fees does not replace the cancellation/withdrawal process. Students will remain liable for any outstanding balances. If dismissed or administratively withdrawn, a Summer Enrollment Change form will be emailed.

Summer Billing & Disbursement 

For details on Aid Disbursement dates, Paying Tuition and Fees/Deadlines, Summer Advantage Grants, and Summer Refunds, visit Summer Billing and Disbursement here.

Summer Financial Aid Forms and Appeals

For Summer Financial Aid Forms and Appeals such as, Change in Aid, Summer Enrollment Change and Financial Aid Application.

For the Summer Aid Estimator click here.

Contact Financial Aid directly via the Contact An Expert tool: https://my.ucdavis.edu/ask_us/, or by phone: (530)752-2390, Monday – Friday, 9am – 4pm. They can review your individual student account and aid award to address your questions. 


Some or all instruction for all or part of the Academic Year may be delivered remotely. Tuition and mandatory fees have been set regardless of the method of instruction and will not be refunded in the event instruction occurs remotely for any part of the Academic Year. Figures for tuition and fees represent currently approved or proposed amounts and may not be final. Actual tuition and fees are subject to change by the University of California as determined to be necessary or appropriate. Final approved tuition and fee levels may differ from the amounts presented.