Paying for College | UNC Greensboro Undergraduate Admissions

How to pay for college is a common concern for students and families. Learning the financial aid process and navigating aid packages can be overwhelming. UNC Greensboro’s Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships is an excellent resource for navigating the financial aid process. Our financial aid officers invite students and families at any stage of the college application and financial aid process to call or visit to learn more.

Phone: 336-334-5702
Walk-ins: 723 Kenilworth St., Greensboro, NC 27412

FAFSA Deadlines

  • FAFSA applications for the upcoming academic year are accepted beginning Oct. 1.
  • Oct. 1-Jan. 15 is UNCG’s priority filing period for FAFSA submission.
  • The last day to submit or make changes to your 2021-2022 FAFSA is June 30, 2022.


UNCG’s federal school code is 002976. Enter this code on the FAFSA to have your information sent to UNCG.

Payment plan

UNCG offers students and families an option to pay bills in installments during the course of the semester. Enroll online in the Student Account Center within your secure UNCGenie account. Direct questions about the payment plan to the UNCG Cashiers and Student Accounts Office.

Information & resources

We have partnered with Financial Aid to create the “Paying for College” video series for students and families who want to learn more about the resources available to them as they consider the cost of college.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

In this video, you will learn:

  • What the FAFSA is
  • Why it is important
  • How and when to file it. (*Note: Priority Filing has been extended to January 15th)
  • And what to expect after you have submitted it

Scholarships & grants

In this video, you will learn:

  • The difference between a scholarship and a grant
  • The importance of the FAFSA when seeking scholarships and grants
  • And where to find more information about available scholarships and grants

Student loans

In this video, you will learn:

  • How loans differ from scholarships and grants
  • The difference between federal and alternative loans
  • And questions to consider before borrowing money