Financial Aid

Types of Aid

Financial aid comes in many forms.  Different Types of aid come with different benefits and requirements.  These pages describe the different kinds of awards and their features:


Grants are a form of gift aid that are automatically awarded to students who meet certain eligibility requirements.

Educational Loans

Loans are borrowed money that can be used to pay for educational expenses, but must be repaid after a certain period.


UCCS seeks to assist students searching for scholarship opportunities from both the university and outside scholarship providers.

Student Employment

Work Study awards are earned by working in on and off-campus positions.