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University Financial Systems Information for Students

University Financial Systems Information for Academic Graduate Students

UC Davis has three separate accounting systems: the Banner Student Information System (SIS), the Payroll System (PPS), and the Kuali Financial System (KFS).  Each of these three financial systems is used to deliver student support to academic graduate students.

The most common types of financial transactions applicable to academic graduate students are:

Financial Support Type

Payment Parameters 

(which accounting system? / visible on student bill? / withholding tax?)

Academic employment salary

Paid via the Payroll System; not visible in SISWEB or MyBill; does not impact your current year loan eligibility; withholding tax deducted

​Academic employment remission

Paid via Banner; visible in SISWEB and MyBill; lowers your loan eligibility

Stipend fellowships for US Citizens and Permanent Residents

Paid via Banner; visible in SISWEB and MyBill; lowers your loan eligibility; no withholding tax deducted

Stipend fellowships for Nonresident Alien students

Paid via Banner; visible in SISWEB and MyBill; withholding tax deducted (if applicable)

Tuition & Fee fellowships

Paid via Banner; visible in SISWEB and MyBill; lowers your loan eligibility

Nonresident Supplemental Tuition fellowships

Paid via Banner; visible in SISWEB and MyBill; lowers your loan eligibility

Educational loans

Paid via Banner; visible in SISWEB and MyBill; lowers your loan eligibility

Campus Fee Grant

Paid via Banner; visible in SISWEB and MyBill; lowers your loan eligibility

Reimbursement of authorized university travel expenses

Paid via MyTravel; not visible in SISWEB or MyBill; does not impact your loan eligibility

Reimbursement of authorized supplies & equipment purchases

Paid via KFS; not visible in SISWEB or MyBill; does not impact your loan eligibility

Because fellowship stipends for academic graduate students are paid via the Banner Student Information System, the payments are disbursed according to the following schedule:

Aid Year Quarter Disbursement Date Funds Available*

2019-20

Summer

Jul 25, 2019

between 07/29 - 08/01/2019

2019-20

Summer

Aug 27, 2019

between 08/31 - 09/02/2019

2019-20

Summer

Sept 19, 2019

between 09/23 - 09/26/2019

2019-20

Fall

Oct 24, 2019

between 10/29 - 11/01/2019

2019-20

Fall

Nov 21, 2019

between 11/25 - 11/30/2019

2019-20

Fall

Dec 17, 2019

between 12/21/2019 - 01/02/2020

2019-20

Winter

Jan 28, 2020

between 01/31 - 02/03/2020

2019-20

Winter

Feb 25, 2020

between 02/28 - 03/02/2020

2019-20

Winter

Mar 24, 2020

between 03/26 - 03/30/2020

2019-20

Spring

Apr 23, 2020

between 04/28 - 05/01/2020

2019-20

Spring

May 26, 2020

between 05/29 - 06/02/2020

2019-20

Spring June 18, 2020

between 6/22 - 06/26/2020

       
*For students enrolled in Direct Deposit, stipends are paid via Electronic Funds Transfer on the disbursement date, however, it can take your financial institution three to four business days to deposit the funds into your personal account. Paper checks are available for pickup at Dutton Hall

Online Systems for Academic Graduate Students

Student Information System (SISWEB)

Use SISWEB to:
•Enroll in classes
•Adjust your class schedule
•View and print your class schedule
•Print your unofficial academic record
•Change your address
•Report your Social Security Number (go to "Personal Information" and click the "Report SSN" link)
•View your account (you can see current student account balance at any time)
•View your financial aid status

Banner

Banner is the UC Davis Student Information System that gives the university administrators access to and control of student information. It holds student record information in a centralized database. The system controls, organizes and keeps secure the student data, admission information, course enrollment, final grades, and financial aid. Students interact with Banner via SISWEB.

MyAwards

  • Continuing and new students at UC Davis will be able to view and accept your financial aid (educational loans) using MyAwards.
  • MyAwards is administered by the Financial Aid Office

MyBill

MyBill is administered by Student Accounting. The following functions are available in the various sections of MyBill:

  • Student Account Center
    • Check your student account balance
    • Make a payment towards your balance
    • View your payment history
    • Store your payment methods for quick and easy payment
    • As a student, provide permission to others (parents, employers, etc) to view your bill and make payments
  • E-Billing
  • Payment Plan Management
    • Enroll in a payment plan so you can pay your balance in installments
    • View your current payment plan status
    • Make a payment toward one of your installments
    • Schedule future installment payments

GLACIER Nonresident Tax Compliance System

GLACIER is a secure online Nonresident Alien (NRA) tax compliance system that foreign visitors use to provide their immigrant and tax data to UC Davis. GLACIER helps determine tax residency, withholding rates, and income tax treaty eligibility. GLACIER also manages NRA paperwork, maintains NRA data, and prepares tax forms and required statements.

Direct Deposit

Payments made to students, through Banner, KFS, and the Payroll System, are eligible for direct deposit service. Interested students can sign-up for this service online using their UCD Login ID and Kerberos password.

Travel Expense

Supplies & Equipment

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

The application for US Citizens and Permanent Residents to determine your financial need to calculate your eligibility for educational loans. For more information, visit: Apply for Financial Aid.

California Dream Act Application

The application for Undocumented students to determine your financial need to calculate your eligibility for educational loans. For more information, visit: Apply for Financial Aid.