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Coronavirus Updates

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Financial Resources


Student Financial Aid

Please see the Office of Financial Aid for questions regarding applying for student financial aid.


Student Emergency Financial Assistance Fund

The Student Emergency Financial Assistance Fund was established by UT Dallas, with the support of generous donors, to help students with unanticipated expenses during this time of uncertainty. Among the eligibility requirements, students must be enrolled during in a degree or certificate program during the semester that emergency financial assistance is requested, must have had a financial hardship, and must not have had other financial resources available to them. Donate to the Student Emergency Financial Assistance Fund.

Please see the Dean of Students’ Student Emergency Financial Assistance Program website.

Other Student Resources


Comet Cupboard

Comet Cupboard is a UT Dallas food pantry initiative dedicated to helping students in need. Its primary mission is to provide necessary food and personal care items to members of the UT Dallas community, but its impact reaches much further. Contact Comet Cupboard for more information, or make a donation.


Graduation Help Desk

The Graduation Help Desk helps students remove obstacles to timely graduation. It supports faculty, staff, and students by developing solutions to complex academic and nonacademic issues that could adversely impact persistence or completion and referring individuals to campus resources. Equipped to promote student success from entry to completion, the Graduation Help Desk can support undergraduate students at any point in their academic career.


Comet Cents

The Comet Cents Money Management Center provides free education to currently enrolled students on personal financial topics such as saving/budgeting, credit management, student loans, identity theft and financial responsibilities after college.