Do you have questions about navigating UGA’s financial resources, including the Bursar, Financial Aid, Support Funds, and other units assisting students with financial questions? Student Care and Outreach can help guide you to campus resources that can assist. Please contact our office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 706-542-8479 with any questions.
We understand the impact financial barriers can have on a student’s overall well-being. Student Care and Outreach (SCO) serves as the starting point for connecting students with individualized support and resources, which includes applying to available funding for emergency and/or temporary financial assistance.
Please contact our office at email@example.com or 706-542-8479 with any questions.
Funding is made possible by the support of the Office of the President, the Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, the Office of Student Financial Aid, the Parents Leadership Council, the Deans within specific schools and colleges, and generous private donors.
Please note that this funding is not intended for tuition and fees, but instead to address specific temporary circumstances students may be facing such as:
While attempts are made to support as many students as possible with support funding, it is not always possible to grant every request or to award the full amount requested.
SCO will work with the Office of Student Financial Aid (OSFA) to determine a student’s Cost of Attendance (COA), which is an estimate of the total amount of a student’s educational expenses. A student’s COA includes estimates of tuition and fees, housing, food, transportation, and miscellaneous personal expenses. Calculating a student’s COA is one of the primary factors in determining what financial support we are able to provide. If it is determined that a student has reached their COA, SCO will then assist students as they work with OSFA to determine what the best next steps are.
If students are in need of more long-term financial support, or if the student’s circumstances may be ongoing, SCO encourages them to consult with the Office of Student Financial Aid (OSFA) to discuss their situation. Changes to students’ financial circumstances may qualify for a reconsideration of their current financial aid package at UGA.