Parent Information

Navigating the financial aid process can be daunting, especially if you are the parent of a first-time college attendee. Click on the links to the left for tips and information to assist you with helping your child utilize his or her financial aid at UNC Charlotte.

The "News and Announcements" on the main page will provide you with important information that you may find helpful. Also, feel free to contact our office with any questions that you may have.


Please be aware that the Office of Student Financial Aid will not disclose financial information or award amounts over email, including to the student. Students may access their specific financial aid information by logging into their My UNC Charlotte account.

Faculty, staff and administrative officers at UNC Charlotte are unable to disclose account information to anyone other than the student in adherence to FERPA.

Direct Loan Basics for Parents

Please review the PDF for general information on Direct Loans