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plore destinations and programs that interest you and review the cost of each program (select program
and see the estimates on the Cost tab).
Free Application for Federal Student Aid
(FAFSA) and check for applicable deadlines. Even if you have not been eligible for financial aid in the past, you may be eligible when you study abroad on UCEAP; changes in income, variations in program cost, and other factors may contribute to your eligibility.
Visit your Financial Aid Office and speak with a financial aid officer familiar with UCEAP.
scholarships and grants
. There are some useful resources on our website and on your campus study abroad website.
Start saving for recreational travel, entertainment, clothing, and similar expenses as these are not i
ncluded in the UCEAP program cost estimate.
Following the application deadline for your program, a UCEAP campus advisor will review your application and recommend you for participation. You will be notified when you are selected. Follow these steps:
ide to Study Abroad
Fill out your Program Budget Worksheet (available in the
section of this website) to
calculate the total program cost including campus fees, professional fees, and non-resident supplemental tuition (if applicable).
Make your payments by the due dates, which are on the second page of the Program Budget Worksheet in your
, select your program, and click the Money Matters tab.
Sign up for eRefund to receive disbursements by direct deposit in your
Release financial information to your parents and/or a third party through the online Release of Financial Inform
ation form in your MyEAP account.
Consider these actions at least 30 days prior to departure:
alendar dates and other resources are available in your
(select your program from the menu).
your final or second payment (if you are studying abroad for a year).
Confirm aid posted in your MyEAP Finance account is correct and complete.
See the Financial Aid Disbursement Schedule to anticipate your disbursement dates.
Confirm that your financial address listed in MyEAP is current.
portant contact information for your UCEAP Accountant and Financial Aid Officer.
While on UCEAP, the following are important to manage:
Check your email at least once a month, in case your UCEAP Accountant or Financial Aid Of
ficer is trying to contact you. Your financial aid may be revised if you have reduced units, a change in housing, a budget revision, etc.
If you are on a year program, you may have to make your final payment to UCEAP while abroad.
Last week before returning: pay outstanding debts incurred while abroad, such as phone bills, utilities, or fines.
Turn in any library books, keys, etc. (to avoid fines later). If you leave outstanding debts abroad, you may face unexpected fees, which could result in a registration block at UC.
If you o
pened a bank account abroad, close the bank account.
Back at the University of California
When you return to UC:
Check your MyEAP account to ensure your balance has been paid in full.
Review your eligibility for an
Education Tax Credit
. For filing taxes, your 1098-T form will be available through electronic delivery. Confirm that your email address in MyEAP is correct, as the Tax Credit Reporting Service (TCRS) for Students will notify you by email when your 1098-T is available.
e the financial tips you gained from your experience on UCEAP with friends who are considering study abroad.
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