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

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. The priority deadline to submit your FAFSA to the University of Portland is January 15, 2017.

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 encouraged 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!

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


800.227.4568, finaid@up.edu


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5000 N. Willamette Blvd.,
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