|Submission Date||May 31, 2013|
University of California, Riverside
PAE-10: Affordability and Access Programs
Director of Sustainability
Does the institution have policies and programs in place to make it accessible and affordable to low-income students?:
A brief description of the institution’s participation in federal TRIO programs:
UCR targets nine schools in the region for TRIO grants. UCR offers a full range grant opportunities and mentoring for students.
A brief description of the institution’s policies and programs to minimize the cost of attendance for low-income students?:
UCR is a land grant institute with reduced tuition for California state residents, for children and spouses of faculty and staff, and a wide range of financial aid from federal Pell grants to Cal Grants that are income dependent.
A brief description of the institution’s programs to equip the institution's faculty and staff to better serve students from low-income backgrounds:
A brief description of the institution’s programs to prepare students from low-income backgrounds for higher education:
A brief description of the institution's scholarships for low-income students:
Institutional financial aid for UCR undergraduates are based on need, merit, academic achievement, athletic ability or special talents. Students with the greatest need receive the largest amounts of institutional aid.
A brief description of the institution’s programs to guide parents of low-income students through the higher education experience:
We provide information to families on the financial aid process in a variety of ways including our web site, through email and phone contact with our office, in person visits and presentations we give both on and off campus.
A brief description of the institution’s targeted outreach to recruit students from low-income backgrounds:
A brief description of the institution’s other admissions policies and programs:
A brief description of the institution’s other financial aid polices or programs:
The Financial Aid Office is committed to making UCR possible for all admitted and eligible students regardless of income. UCR provides financial aid for attendance at of its graduate and professional programs. The types and amounts of aid vary by student eligibility and need.
A brief description of the institution’s other policies and programs not covered above:
The website URL where information about programs in each of the areas listed above is available: