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DEC 20 

Last Day to Work Fall Work-Study

DEC 24-25 

Campus Closed

New Website Coming!

We will be launching a brand new website on Monday, December 29th. We anticipate the change to be easy & the site to be even better! We apologize for any inconvenience.

How to Use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool

Get step-by-step instructions on how to use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool, who can use it, and what to do if the tool isn't working for you.

How to Apply

Grants, loans, and work-study are all considered forms of financial aid. CU-Boulder also requires the FAFSA to be completed before you can apply for university scholarships.

How to View your Financial Aid Online

Once you have received an email or postcard from our office, you can view your financial aid awards on-line. We have provided details on how to access this information via your student portal.

How Financial Aid Applies to Your Bill

Find out when your financial aid, including PLUS Loans will show up on your bill and when you can expect to receive a refund.

How Much Will My Education Cost?

A typical student budget includes both fixed and estimated expenses. The fixed costs include tuition and fees. The estimated expenses include books and supplies, room and board, medical, travel and personal expenses.

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