Putting Carolina
within reach

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Putting Carolina
within reach

We work hard to keep Carolina affordable for every student who earns admission.

The mission of the Office of Scholarships and Student Aid is to ensure students can study at Carolina regardless of their ability to pay.

Striving to maximize funds, exercise good stewardship, and support student success, we work together to:

  • Assist in the recruitment, retention, and success of our students,
  • Improve quality and efficiency while providing great care,
  • Remain inclusive in all policies and practices,
  • Honor diversity and show respect to one another, and
  • Support the University’s enrollment and campus community goals

Student Debt-Relief Plan

The Biden-Harris Administration has announced a new student debt-relief plan. The plan offers an extension of the student loan repayment pause through June 30, 2023, debt relief for low to middle-income borrowers and improvements to the student loan system to help current and future borrowers. Learn more by visiting the Federal Student Aid website.

Receiving Offered Aid

Wondering when you will receive your offered aid? Check out our disbursement dates to see when aid will be applied to your university bill.

Creating Required PIN Numbers

To protect and keep your information safe you will need to set up two Personal Identification Numbers (PINs) in ConnectCarolina. The PINs will be requested from you, or someone asking for information on your behalf to discuss account information when calling, emailing, or coming in person to our office.

Consent and Consumer Information

Find out more about required steps to view and share financial aid information.

Apply Now For 2023-2024

The 2023-2024 FAFSA and CSS profile applications are now available. Remember the earlier you apply, the better!

Need FAFSA help?

If you are a returning student and need help completing the FAFSA you can schedule an appointment with a peer counselor in our office.

Learn more about Carolina

Our office works hard to help students in many ways, learn more about some of our programs and offerings!

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