UC Budget Central

Resources for students

Financial aid & assistance

Financial aid and scholarships

Information on fees, student budgets, and financial assistance.


An online estimator for financial aid, allowing students to estimate their aid packages based on family income and other variables.

The Blue and Gold Opportunity

A new UC plan guarantees financial aid to fully cover systemwide UC fees for undergraduates whose family income is below $60,000, the median for California households.


Online money management assistance for UC Berkeley students.

Counseling programs

Counseling and psychological services

The Tang Center (University Health Services) offers group and individual counseling for students on an urgent, drop-in basis or by appointment. Telephone counseling is also available. For appointments, call (510) 643-9494.

Free online mental health screenings

Uncertain financial times can lead to depression, anxiety, and other stress disorders. Students can assess themselves for signs of problems (use keyword uofcberkeley).