We have extended the enrollment deadline to May 15, 2024. View the announcement

Aid Process Cycle

The Aid Cycle

Understanding where you are in the aid cycle and when things happen or are going to happen as a new student to Carolina can be tricky! We want to help you understand and find everything you need at a glance.

Step 2 : Get Admitted & Check Aid Offers

Step 3 : Understand Types of Aid

Step 4 : Understand Costs & Billed Expenses

  • Use our budgeting calculator to see how aid is applied to billed expenses
  • Check out our cost of attendance for average expenses
  • Check out our understanding aid offers & billing section for answers to frequently asked questions
  • Review the Cashier’s website for important information on billing, creating proxy access to your account for parents or family members, and setting up payment plans. Please note that your bill for the fall semester will be available in ConnectCarolina on July 15 with a due date of August 15.

Step 5 : Receive Offered Aid