Apply for Financial Aid

Step 1

Complete the FAFSA.

  • Priority Deadline: March 2
  • APU’s School Code: 001117

Step 2

Submit the Cal Grant GPA Verification Form (California residents).

  • Deadline: March 2
  • Note: This is not required if the student received a Cal Grant the previous school year.

Step 3

Submit To Do List items requested through the My Financial Aid tab (under the UG Enrollment Services Center tab) at

  • When: Recommended by June 30

Step 4

Look for other scholarships and grants if needed.

Step 5

Apply for loans.

  • When: After the student receives the financial aid award letter.

Step 6

Ask questions.