University of California, Riverside

Student Business Services

Qualified Education Expenses Paid Gift Aid and Fee Reductions

The following lists contain information about the UC Riverside fees and aid which meet the TRA definitions for "qualified education expenses" and "gift aid and fee reductions". They cover fees and aid for the UC Riverside main campus, summer session and extension.

Which fees are considered "Qualified Education Expenses Paid"?

Associated Students (ASUCR) Fee
Associated Students Program Board (ASPB) Fee
Course Materials Fee
Division I Fee
Educational Fee
Educational Opportunity Program EOP) Fee
Graduate Student Association Fee
Highlander Fee
Non-Resident Tuition
Professional School Fee
Recreation Center Fee
Student Center (Commons) Fee
Student Services Fee
Summer Session Fee
University of California Student Association (UCSA) Fee
University Registration Fee
University Extension Fee

Which fees are NOT considered "Qualified Education Expenses Paid"?

Advance to Candidacy Fee
Application Fee
Child Care Fee
Health Insurance Fee
Housing Fee (e.g., room, board, etc.)
Late Charge Parking Fee
Textbooks Transcript Fee

Which payments are considered "Gift Aid and Fee Reductions"?

Outside Sponsored Awards (e.g., scholarships from non-University sources if information is readily available to the University)
Third-Party Billing Arrangements
Tuition/Fee Remissions
Waivers and Exemptions (excludes Health Insurance waivers)

Which payments are NOT considered "Gift Aid and Fee Reductions"?

Adjustments to Fee assessments and Fee Reductions (non including tuition/fee remissions)
Cash Payments
Payments from Third Parties (e.g., not from the student) with whom no formal billing arrangement exists)
Work-Study Earnings

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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Contact Information

Student Business Services
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Tel: (951) 827-3204
Fax: (951) 827-3576

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