Financial Aid Procedures for Accepted Students
The primary mission of the Office of Financial Aid (OFA) is to help eligible students who want to attend law school access federal, institutional and outside financial resources to cover tuition and fees. The purpose of financial aid is to provide funding in order to make attending law school affordable, regardless of their financial resources. We hope the information provided will assist you in planning and making law school affordable. The OFA looks forward to working with you to identify financial aid resources that will meet your needs.
Steps for Applying & Receiving Federal Financial Aid (updated 8/4/15)
FOR FALL STARTS
June 1st – deadline to complete FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov
June 1st – earliest you can apply for Graduate PLUS Loans at www.studentloans.gov
June 30th – deadline to complete Entrance Loan Counseling
July 15th – deadline to complete all MPNs for the Unsubsidized Stafford and/or Graduate PLUS Loans
FOR SPRING STARTS
October 1st – deadline to complete FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov
November 1st – earliest you can apply for Graduate PLUS Loans at www.studentloans.gov
November 30th – deadline to complete Entrance Loan Counseling
December 15th – deadline to complete all MPNs for the Unsubsidized Stafford and/or Graduate PLUS Loans
*Students who have not completed a FAFSA prior to August 1st for the fall and October 1st for the spring will be required to pay tuition in full or enroll in the AJMLS Tuition Installment Payment Program (TIP). Questions regarding federal financial assistance should be directed to: the Office of Financial Aid via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone at (404) 872-3593. Questions pertaining to tuition and fee charges should be directed to the Bursar’s Office at AJMLS.