New Student

Checklist

 

Send your final, official high school transcript to UC’s Admissions Office.

Send your final, official high school transcript to UC’s Admissions Office

 

Complete your 2018-19 FAFSA at fafsa.ed.gov.

Complete your 2018-19 FAFSA at fafsa.ed.gov

 

Grant parent access to your account (Delegated Access) in Catalyst.

Grant parent access to your account (Delegated Access) in Catalyst.

Use the Give Parent/Guest Access link on the My Dashboard tab in Catalyst

 

Check Catalyst for your To Do List requirements and submit documents in a timely manner.

Check your To Do List in Catalyst

Check Catalyst for your To Do List requirements and submit documents, especially for financial aid, as soon as possible.

Accept your financial aid in Catalyst using the Accept/Decline Financial Aid link on the My Finances tab.

Accept your financial aid in Catalyst

Use the Accept/Decline Financial Aid link on the My Finances tab to accept your financial aid.

 

Check your student bill in Catalyst regularly.

Check your Bill in Catalyst Regularly

Review tuition due dates, payment, and payment plan options by visiting the Bursar's Office website.

Waive your health insurance

Waive your Health Insurance in Catalyst

If you have other coverage, waive your university health insurance. For more information, visit the Student Health Insurance website.

Enroll in direct deposit for your financial aid refunds.

Enroll in Direct Deposit

The fastest and most convenient way to receive your financial aid refunds is by enrolling in direct deposit in Catalyst.

Check Your UC Student Email

Check Your Student Email Regularly

The UC student email is the university’s primary means of communicating with students. 

 

Pay attention to important dates, like the deadline to drop a class for a refund.

Pay Attention to Important Dates

These calendars will give you important dates, like the deadline to drop a class for a refund.

 

 

First Time Loan Borrower?

Complete loan entrance counseling

Complete Loan Entrance Counseling

You can complete the counseling online at studentloans.gov

Complete your loan promissory note

Complete Your Loan Master Promissory Note (MPN)

You can complete your Master Promissory Note (MPN) by visiting studentloans.gov