Financial Aid & Student Employment


The UTEP Office of Financial Aid coordinates the processing and dispersal of financial aid to UTEP students. You may check the status of your awards by using the”My Status” tool at https://mystatus.utep.edu. You can also view, accept, or decline your awards at http://My.utep.edu. There, log in using your single sign on credentials, click “Goldmine,” and then select “Financial Aid.”


FAFSA

In order for you to be considered for most forms of financial aid, you should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Even if you don’t plan to accept student loans, US citizens and eligible non-citizens should complete the form in order to be considered for certain need-based grants and other types of funding. The US Department of Education Office of Student Aid provides information about aid programs, eligibility, and loan repayment.

UTEP's School Code is 003661


Financial Literacy

The Council of Graduate Education provides a toolbox to help you make financial decisions about graduate school. This site is a good resource when choosing a graduate program, living sustainably while in the program, and being prudent with student loans.

Click here to visit: The Council of Graduate Education—GradSense


Graduate Student Employment

Many graduate students have the opportunity to work as a Research Assistant (RA), Teaching Assistant (TA), Graduate Assistant (GA), or similar position. In addition to receiving income to offset living expenses, graduate student employees are eligible for certain benefits, including:

Contact your program for more information about assistantships. You can also explore other employment opportunities, on campus and off, by logging onto JobMine. Questions about insurance should be directed to benefits@utep.edu. Questions about tuition waivers should be directed to graduate@utep.edu.

Next Mandatory Graduate Student Employee Orientation
Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 9:30am-4pm, Undergraduate Learning Center
Save the Date! Empowering Graduate Students for Success!