Welcome to Financial Aid

FA Live Q&A

Please join us for our next FA Live Q&A scheduled for Thursday, December 2 at 2:00 PM.  FA Live Q&A sessions are held the first and third Thursday of each month from 2:00 to 2:30 p.m. central time.

Changes to Your Family’s Financial Situation

The UT Dallas Office of Financial Aid recognizes the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the burden it has placed on many college students and their families. If you or your parents have experienced a significant financial change, you may be eligible for a reconsideration of the financial aid offered to you. Check out our Special Circumstances video for more information.

STEM Teaching Scholarship

Attention future teachers! The UTD Teacher Development Center has partnered with the Toyota USA Foundation to offer scholarships to students interested in becoming highly qualified STEM educators. Details and application are available here.

Complete your FAFSA

The 2022-2023 FAFSA, used for fall 2022, spring 2023 and summer 2023, is available online at  and the myStudentAid mobile app.  If you are planning to attend school in the next academic year and have not yet submitted your 2022-2023 FAFSA, please do so as soon as possible.

The 2021-2022 FAFSA, used for fall 2021, spring 2022 and summer 2022, is available online at  and the myStudentAid mobile app.  If you are planning to attend school within this academic year and have not yet submitted your 2021-2022 FAFSA, please do so as soon as possible.

Visit our Deadlines page for information on our priority deadlines.

ARP: American Rescue Plan Act (HEERF III)

The Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund III (HEERF III) is authorized by the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act, which was signed into law on March 11, 2021. Students will receive an email from [email protected] to their UT Dallas email address with instructions on how to apply. Details are available on the ARP Act website at

 How to accept your aid in Orion Student Center

  • Instructions for checking your financial aid status and accepting aid can be found here.
  • Instructions for viewing and accepting federal student loans can be found here.

Navigation to viewing or accepting your aid:

How to Submit Documents

If you decide to send us a document as an email attachment, the preferable format is PDF. You should send the document to [email protected] or you can fax the documents to 972-883-6803.

Enrollment Status

For financial aid purposes, your enrollment status (e.g. half-time, three quarters-time, full-time, etc.) is determined based upon the number of financial aid-eligible semester credit hours in which you enroll, as well as your academic level.

Read more about enrollment status.

Frequently Asked Questions

You can find a list of frequently asked questions here.


Taking Classes at Another School

If you register for classes at another school at the same time you are attending UT Dallas:

  • If you are eligible for the Federal Pell Grant program, you can receive this grant at only one school at a time.
  • You must notify us if you are receiving federal or state grants or loans from another school while attending UT Dallas.
  • UT Dallas will process financial aid for your registered UT Dallas classes. We do not process financial aid for classes taken at other schools.
  • For academic requirements regarding the ability to transfer off-campus coursework, see your academic advisor.