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

July 11 - Priority Deadline for Fall Paperwork

The priority deadline for submitting additional information, completing loan application processes (Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidized, PLUS, Grad PLUS, Nursing, Perkins, and Alternative loans), verification materials (if selected) and any other forms the Office of Financial Aid has requested for students attending Fall semester is July 11, 2016. 

August 25-27 - Fall Orientation

Fall Orientation is August 25-27. The Office of Financial Aid will be open to assist students with last minute questions and paperwork.

October 1 - 2017-2018 FAFSA will be available

For the 2017-2018 school year, the FAFSA will be available starting October 1, 2016. Students will utilize their 2015 tax information to complete the 2017-2018 FAFSA application. It is important to complete the FAFSA as early as possible to maximize financial aid eligibility.

October 3 - Financial Aid Refresher Night for Current Students

The Office of Financial Aid will host a Financial Aid Refresher Night for current UP students, October 3 at 6 p.m. in the Hall of Fame Room (Chiles Center). Current UP students are welcome to attend to get a jump start on applying for aid for the 2017-2018 school year.

October 20 - Portland Area High School Financial Aid Night

The Office of Financial Aid is hosting the Portland Area High School Financial Aid Night, October 20 at 7 p.m. in Buckley Center Auditorium. All Portland area high school students and families are welcome to attend! Topics covered will include the overall financial aid process, FAFSA and federal financial aid options, OSAC scholarship application, the Oregon Opportunity Grant, and tips and tricks to applying for private scholarships. Please RSVP

800.227.4568, finaid@up.edu


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5000 N. Willamette Blvd.,
Portland, Oregon 97203-5798