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M.D. Program

M.D. Program

Financial aid

The UC Davis Health System financial aid office provides information and resources to help financially support our students' educational goals.  Federal, state, and university regulations are subject to change. 

For more information about financial aid visit:

Regulations on truth in reporting

Giving permission to state agencies to obtain income tax information and certifying your application

By electronically signing FAFSA on the Web or signing a PDF or paper FAFSA, you also give permission to the state financial aid agency to which information is being sent to obtain income tax information for all persons required to report income and for all periods reported on this form. Finally, by electronically signing FAFSA on the Web or signing a PDF or paper FAFSA, you are certifying that the data you are providing the Secretary of Education is true and accurate as of the date signed. The Higher Education Act provides that the Secretary can verify certain student and parental data with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and other federal agencies to insure its accuracy.

For more information about FAFSA visit:


The satisfactory academic progress (SAP) and financial aid eligibility policy has been established in response to the Federal Student Assistance General Provisions governing satisfactory academic progress. 

For more information about SAP visit:

For School of Medicine policies on satisfactory academic progress and financial aid eligibility click here:  Medical School Policy 

For information on satisfactory academic progress and financial aid eligibility for other programs, including Family Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant Program, click here: UC Davis Satifactory Academic Program policies  

Registration fee refund policy/non-enrollment

Planned Educational Leave Program (PELP), Leave of Absence, Withdrawal, Dismissal, Return of Title IV Funds and Registration Fee Refunds:

For students who paid fees and subsequently withdraw, are dismissed, PELP, or take a leave of absence with official approval before the end of any quarter, fees are refunded according to the Student Refund Schedule:

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Contact the School of Medicine registrar for questions and/or advice regarding changes to your academic plan.  Procedures and request forms are also available.



Fee deadlines and penalties

Each quarter, after student fees and other outstanding charges are paid, financial aid refunds are prepared by the Student Accounting office. Refunds are generally available within 3-5 days of the fee payment deadline.

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Direct deposit is recommended for all students (enroll online here). Be sure to confirm the actual deposit date with your banking institution. Another option for your refund is UC's TotalPay Visa Debit Card. View the TotalPay Card FAQ for details. (In the event a paper check is issued, it will be held at the Davis campus Student Accounting office for 20 days, and then mailed to the address on your campus SISWEB account.)

Refer to the annual academic calendar for MD curriculum. Click here to view the academic calendar