Coronavirus (COVID-19): The safety and well-being of our students is our top priority. Please see current information and updates related to study abroad programs. Berkeley Study Abroad is currently offering virtual services. Please see our Advising Guide for more information.

Financial Aid Advising

We are here to support your financial aid understanding as you pursue study abroad.

Please note that there are many online resources that may address your questions. We encourage you to review the following resources:

Additionally, we encourage you to reach out to our Peer Advisers at studyabroadpeers@berkeley.edu and/or set up an appointment with them. They can answer any general questions you may have related to initial planning and preparation.

 

Financial Aid services at Berkeley Study Abroad

There are two dedicated Financial Aid Counselors, Angelica Tripp and Ka Yan Chan, working with students on understanding and packaging their financial aid for study abroad. Study abroad students generally seek Financial Aid services for one of the following three reasons:

 

Financial Aid Package Estimate

 

If you have determined which country, program, term you’d want to study and wish to receive a financial aid package estimate for that term, please fill out this form (CalNet Authentication required). You will receive an email with your financial aid estimate (please allow a minimum of one week for response).

Specific Questions About a Study Abroad Financial Aid Issue

 

If you have a specific question about a study abroad financial aid issue you are encountering, please email TravelAid@berkeley.edu. Please do not email to request a financial aid estimate, these requests should be made using the form in the Financial Aid Package Estimate section above.

Appointment

 

If you need a one-on-one phone appointment for further clarification AFTER receiving your financial aid estimate or emailing TravelAid@berkeley.edu with your question, our financial aid counselors will provide you with a link to schedule an appointment.