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Paying the Bill

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Your student’s finances, billing and payments are handled by Financial Aid and ScholarshipsStudent Financial Solutions and the Cashier's Office, all of which are located in the Student Services Center. Students can authorize parents and guardians to access their financial records in TritonPay to pay the bill, select a payment plan, and waive UC SHIP (the university’s student health insurance).

FERPA and Your Student’s Bill

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) dictates that a student's educational records be kept confidential from all third parties, including parents. UC San Diego may not share certain types of information about your student without their prior consent, including financial and billing information. The student's consent to share their information must be provided through a formal authorization process

Get Your Questions Answered

We’ve collected several resources to help you to answer questions about financial, billing and health insurance — but if you have specific questions about your student’s circumstances, it’s best to reach to the appropriate department directly.

Your Student’s Bill

Contact Student Financial Solutions (SFS) at (858) 946-4160 or

Visit the SFS website

Financial Aid, Scholarships and Loans

Contact Financial Aid and Scholarships at (858) 534-4480 or

Visit the Financial Aid site

Health Insurance Waiver

Contact Student Health Services (SHS) at (858) 534-2124 or

Visit the SHS website


Contact Housing Dining Hospitality (HDH) at (858) 534-4010 or

Visit the HDH website

Accessing Your Student's Bill

To access your student's bill and perform transactions on behalf of your student, your student must initiate the process to authorize any parent/family member to access their financial record.


Understanding Your Student's Bill

Is there a charge on your student's bill that you don't recognize? We've got all the info you need to better understand TritonPay and your student's billing statements.


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Enrollment and Registration Calendar

UC San Diego’s Enrollment and Registration Calendar is your go-to reference for important registration dates. The calendar notes dates for course registration, when billing statements are issued, registration fee payment deadlines and more.


Form 1098-T Tuition Statement

UC San Diego must report student fee information to the IRS. The University of California has contracted with Tab Service Company (TSC) to electronically produce your student's Form 1098-T Tuition Statement.


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Triton Cash

Triton Cash works like a prepaid spending account that allows students to pay for food, laundry, books and other supplies using their UC San Diego ID card. Triton Cash is accepted at more than 60 locations, on- and off-campus.


Triton Registration Installment Plan (TRIP)

You can opt to register for the Triton Registration Installment Plan (TRIP), a monthly payment plan for your student’s bill.


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Waiving Student Health Insurance

The comprehensive UC Student Health Insurance Plan (UC SHIP) provides a full range of medical services for your student. Health insurance is mandatory for all University of California students. UC San Diego automatically enrolls all registered students in UC SHIP.


Frequently Asked Questions

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Parents' Helpline: (858) 534-7273