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Financial Aid for Unique Circumstances

Sometimes Things Happen

We are aware that our students can face difficult financial and life changes while at the University of Dayton. In order to help support our students through these challenges, we have additional resources they can utilize to continue to be successful while at UD.

Explore this page to find helpful information. If you still need assistance or have questions, please contact Flyer Student Services.


Undergraduate FAFSA-filing families have an opportunity to alert us to special circumstances where information provided on the FAFSA form not reflective of the family's current financial situation.

Resources for All Students

Food4Flyers Food Pantry

In an effort to reduce food insecurity among students in the UD Community, The Brook Center and The Dean of Students office has collaborated on the creation of the Food4Flyers Food Pantry.

SNAP Benefits

SNAP provides nutrition benefits to supplement the food budget so families with financial needs can purchase healthy food. Nearly 1.5 million Ohioans use SNAP to help them buy enough healthy foods to meet their needs.

Course Supplies/ Technology Assistance

For assistance with computers, books, or lab materials, complete the Student Assistance Request Form.

Student Crisis Fund

This fund, fueled by the spirit of the University's Marianist charism, helps any currently enrolled student who has an unanticipated emergency.