FINANCING A SEMESTER IN D.C.
Estimated Student Budget
|Fall 2023||Spring 2024|
|Housing and Utility||5,383||5,383|
|Estimated Air Transit||600||600|
|Estimated Local Transit||900||900|
|Estimated Books and Supplies||700||700|
|Estimated Personal (includes winter clothes and professional attire)||2,600||2,600|
|UC Tuition and Fees*||Current tuition and fees*||Current tuition and fees*|
*Note: Please reference the Office of the Registrar for current fee schedule. Actual tuition, fees, and charges are subject to change by the Regents of the University of California and could be affected by increases or reductions in State funding or other developments. For the Optional Student Health Insurance Plan add current cost. Out-of-state residents add additional Non-resident Supplemental Tuition.
The UC Berkeley Financial Aid Office calculates aid awards to meet the needs of students participating in the UCDC program. The UCDC program recommends that students consult with the financial aid office to determine their individual need and eligibility as it relates to the UCDC program costs. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a personal appointment.
UCDC Basic Needs Program
We understand that a remote UCDC term brings additional challenges for some of our students, and we hope to provide assistance in meeting your basic needs of food and housing security.
Please check with the UCB Basic Needs Center staff linked here about how to use Cal Fresh benefits while in DC.
Scholarships & Other Awards
Center for Civility & Democratic Engagement (CCDE) Fellowships
Matsui Center Washington Fellowship (for Cal UCDC participants only)
UC Presidential Public Service Fellowship program
Students with unpaid internships will receive a $1,000 stipend.