Online Resources

This page provides links to information you may find useful in financing your law degree. Please note that the sites listed here are not associated with UC Irvine School of Law; the information provided is the responsibility of the site owners.

  • FAFSA: The initial step to getting federal aid is completing the form online or using myStudentAid mobile application available for iOS devices. UCI Law's Federal School Code is 001314.
  • First-time Borrowers / Loan Entrance Counseling: Each student receiving a loan for the first time at UC Irvine School of Law must complete Loan Entrance Counseling. This requirement applies to students who have previously borrowed at another institution. Loan funds cannot be released until this requirement has been met.
    In order to ensure that UCI, School of Law receives notification that you completed your entrance counseling, please follow these steps:
    • In Step 3 "Select Schools," click on the button "Add Schools."
    • Enter "Irvine" for the school name and click the Search button.
    • Select "University of California - Irvine" and click the "Choose Selected School" button.
    • Click on the "Proceed" button and the information will be sent to UCI Law.
  • National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS): This site provides a centralized, integrated view of Federal Student loans and grants so that recipients can access and inquire about their loans and/or grants. You will need your FSA ID to access your information.
  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is working to help millions of student loan borrowers, better understand available repayment options for paying off student debt- and want to hear from you. Share your thoughts on their student loan Payback Playbook.
  • Free Annual Credit Check: Get your free credit report yearly from this site, which collects data from all three credit bureaus: Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion.
  • Equal Justice Works: This site provides up-to-date information on public service, webinars, and opportunities for lawyers to transform their passion for equal justice into a lifelong commitment to public service.
  • AccessLex Institute: This site provides a comprehensive, innovative, and engaging financial education program created expressly for law students. Empowering the next generation of lawyers.
  • Loan Calculator and Interest Rates with Department of Education:There are several repayment plans: standard, extended, graduated, and income-contingent. How much you pay and how long you take to repay your loans will vary depending on the repayment plan you choose. Consolidation loans also have varying repayment plans. Use this repayment estimator tool to determine your repayment amounts under each of the different plans.

UC Irvine Resources


Some or all instruction for all or part of the Academic Year may be delivered remotely.  Tuition and fees have been set regardless of the method of instruction and will not be refunded in the event instruction occurs remotely for any part of the Academic Year.  Figures for tuition and fees represent currently approved or proposed amounts and may not be final.  Actual tuition and fees are subject to change by the University of California as determined to be necessary or appropriate.  Final approved tuition and fee levels may differ from the amounts presented. 

State of California Disclosure: Federal student loans are available to most students regardless of income and provide a range of repayment options including some income-based repayment plans and loan-forgiveness benefits, which other education loans are not required to provide.