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.
  • Financial Literacy Tips: Irvine offers information on everything from budgeting and using credit cards to saving and planning for the future.
  • 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.
  • Income-Based Repayment Plan: This site provides up-to-date information regarding the repayment of Federal Student Loans and the Income-Based Repayment program. Information about the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program is also available here.
  • FedLoan Servicing: This site provides up-to-date information regarding the repayment of Federal Student Loans, Income-Driven Repayment Plan options, and up-to-date information on the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.
  • Pay As You Earn Repayment Plan (PAYE): This site provides up-to-date information regarding repayment of Federal Student Loans and the PAYE Repayment program.
  • Loan Calculator at This Loan Payment Calculator computes your monthly loan payments.
  • 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

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.


Student Financial Services
401 E. Peltason Dr.
Suite 1000
Irvine, CA 92697-8000
Phone: (949) 824-8080
Fax: (949) 824-5848

Due to COVID-19 UCI Law has instituted policy of telecommuting for the entire law school community.

  • Click here to schedule a meeting appointment with Nasreen B. Zia, Director of Student Financial Services

  • Click here to schedule a meeting appointment with Jennifer Terrazas, Assistant Director of Student Financial Services

As you schedule your appointment, please select whether you would prefer to hold your appointment via phone call or Zoom.