UC Santa Cruz offers many loans, including UC University Loans, Federal Perkins Loans, and William D. Ford Direct Loans. All loans are awarded by the UCSC Office of Financial Aid as a part of a student's financial aid package. If your financial aid package includes a loan, you will need to go on to your Student Portal to view your official award letter from the UCSC Financial Aid Office. You will also find a loan promissory note, information on required loan entrance interviews, and other processing information.
Applications for all loans must be filed at the UCSC Office of Financial Aid. Contact the Financial Aid Office for up to date information on all loan requirements.
All direct loan inquiries must go through the Direct Loans website or by phone 1-800-848-0979.
All Perkins loan inquiries must go through the ACS Borrower Services website.
The MortgageLoan.com web site features a college savings calculator for prospective students to help with financial planning for college.
If you are in repayment your Perkins, University, and GTSRS loans are handled through the Student Business Services office.
Upon separation from UCSC please visit the ACS Borrower Services website to update your address, make payments, or review your loan status.