From scholarships and grants to student loans, there are many ways to pay for college — and many questions, too. Fortunately, you can find all your answers at the Office of Financial Assistance, your go-to place for understanding how to pay for college and make the best of your investment.

At the Office of Financial Assistance, our team will help you search for scholarships, complete your FAFSA, apply for financial aid, find student jobs and make smart decisions about loans. We can even help you budget for the fun stuff, like spring break and a semester abroad.

No matter who you are, you’ve got to reapply for financial aid each year. If you’re stumped or don’t know where to start, take advantage of free financial aid counseling available on a walk-in basis. To protect your privacy, we offer limited counseling services through phone and email.

If you need financial aid and you qualify — 75 percent of all UCF students do — the combination of financial aid and scholarship funds can have a profound impact on your future success in and after college. Whether you’re interested in learning about scholarships, loans or personal finance, or you just want to find out how to renew your financial support, we’ve got the information you need.

Additional Services

Scholarships are designed to reward, encourage and assist you in pursuing academic excellence and leadership roles. Many colleges and departments offer scholarships to students that are specific to an area of specialization.

UCF participates in the Federal Direct Loan Program. Direct Loans are low-interest educational loans administered through the U.S. Department of Education, which consists of the Federal Stafford, PLUS, and Grad PLUS Loans.

The Federal Work Study provides part-time jobs for students on and off-campus. We can help you find a job that fits your schedule and is just minutes from your classes!

The purpose of this financial literacy program is to provide students at the University of Central Florida with information and resources that enhance their financial knowledge and equip them to make sound financial decisions.