Student Rights and Responsibilities

Your Rights

You have the right to know:

  • What financial assistance is available at UC Irvine School of Law.
  • The deadlines for submitting applications for each financial aid programs available.
  • The Cost of attending UC Irvine School of Law and the refund policy.
  • How your financial aid eligibility was determined.
  • What resources are considered in the calculation of your financial aid eligibility.
  • How much of your financial need is unmet, as determined by the Office of Financial Aid.
  • The terms and conditions of the various financial aid programs.
  • What portion of the financial aid you receive must be repaid, and what portion is Scholarship and therefore not repayable. If the aid is a loan, you have the right to know what the interest rate is, the total amount to be repaid, the procedure for repayment and when the repayment is to begin.
  • How UC Irvine School of Law determines whether you are making satisfactory academic progress for financial aid and what happens if you are not.

Your Responsibilities

You are required to:

  • Report to Office of Student Financial Services any changes in the following:
    • Housing changes
    • Enrollment status
    • California residency status
    • Additional earnings, funds or support
  • Assume responsibility for any loans accepted:
    • Review the loan terms and process any documents regarding repayment prior to graduation.
    • Participate in the loan-counseling program prior to receiving your first loan and at the conclusion of your enrollment at UC Irvine School of Law.
    • For Federal Direct Student Loans, notify the loan servicer as specified in the loan terms.
  • Repay any funds you receive which cannot be reasonably attributed to meeting your educational expenses.
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress in the course of study you are pursuing.


Go to the UCI Law Office of Student Financial Services Disclosures page for privacy and non-discrimination policy information.

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.


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

Schedule an appointment with Nasreen Zia

Director of Student Financial Services; click here.


Schedule an appointment with Jennifer Terrazas

Assistant Director of Student Financial Services; click here.