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Welcome to the Office of Financial Aid!

An education at the University of Portland is an investment in each student's future success. We are dedicated to helping students and their families finance a high-quality education at the University of Portland.

We welcome students and families anytime during business hours. The Office of Financial Aid is located on the ground floor of Waldschmidt Hall. We are open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; closed weekends and holidays. If you are unable to get your questions answered at the counter, counselors are available by appointment, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Upcoming Events + Deadlines

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September 15 - Outside Scholarship Season Begins

September 15, 2018 marks the beginning of outside scholarship season for the 2019-2020 academic year. The majority of outside scholarships are open between September and March every academic year, with scholarship deadlines happening throughout. Check out the UP Opportunities Database for new outside scholarship opportunities today!
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September 29 - Portland Area High School Financial Aid Event

September 29, 2018 is the Portland Area High School Financial Aid Event from 10 am - 12 pm in Buckley Center Auditorium. Please RSVP if you plan to attend. We invite both students and parents to come learn about the basics of applying for financial aid and paying for college.
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October 1 - 2019-20 FAFSA Opens for Year

October 1, 2018 is when the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) goes live for the 2019-2020 academic year. Complete the FAFSA as early in October as possible for maximum financial aid consideration.
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November 1 - OSAC Scholarship Application Opens for 2019-20

November 1, 2018 the Oregon Office of Student Access and Completion (OSAC) Scholarship application opens for the 2019-20 school year. The OSAC Scholarship application provides access to over 600+ scholarships with one application. Check out the scholarship possibilities on the OSAC website, the application is due March 1, 2019.

See Dates + Deadlines for a comprehensive list of other important financial aid dates.