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You invest in yourself when you attend UHC and earn your degree. We provide tools, like the net price calculator, to help you estimate your aid. Calculate your cost of attendance at UHC with our Estimated Cost of Attendance Worksheet.

Financial aid and scholarships can help make your University of Holy Cross education more affordable!

Financial aid is available to students applying to UHC. The type of aid available depends on your student type. Aid (including grants, loans and work-study) eligibility is determined by the Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA).

Important dates

October 1: FAFSA opens 
July 1: UHC priority deadline for FAFSA completion

Filing your FAFSA 

The 2024–25 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form is now available at You can complete the form to apply for financial aid to help pay for attendance at college between July 1, 2024, and June 30, 2025.

Follow the steps below. If you need help, contact the Financial Aid office at (504) 398-2133. Additional help can be provided by the Federal Student Aid Customer Service at (800) 433-3243.

  1. Create FSA User ID (student and parent/guardian)
  2. Complete FAFSA: Whenever possible use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool (DRT) to automatically move your income information from the IRS to the FAFSA. UHC’s Federal School Code is 002023.
  3. Review Student Aid Report: After you file, the U.S. Department of Education will notify you that your FAFSA was processed and provide you with a Student Aid Report (SAR). Review the SAR for accuracy, and if necessary, correct your FAFSA online.

UHC FAFSA Fridays 

The Office of Financial Aid dedicates time from 8:30AM-1:00 PM on Fridays to assist students with filling out the FAFSA. Students can make an appointment by emailing Please bring all necessary information with you.



Apply for money to assist with payment of student tuition, fees, or textbooks for an academic year.

View Scholarship Information

Eligibility Requirements

Learn the criteria to be eligible for federal student financial aid.

View Eligibility Requirements


Read about Federal Pell Grants, a form of aid that you do not need to repay.

View Grants Information


Learn more about low interest subsidized and unsubsidized loans, along with private loans.

View Loans Information

Federal Work Study

Work part-time while attending school through the Federal Work Study Program (FWS).

View Federal Work Study Information

Helpful Links

Learn more about the ins and outs of the financial aid process.

View Helpful Links

documents & Forms

Questions? Contact Us!

Office of Financial Aid
(504) 398-2133

Office Hours
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 8:00am-4:30pm
Friday – 8:00am-2pm