Financial Aid

Welcome! Our office is located in Suite 226 of the Law Building. You can reach us by phone, email, walk-in, virtual office hours, or appointment. Our appointment and walk-in hours are Monday – Thursday from 10am – 4pm. We have Zoom office hours on Tuesdays (10 am – 12 pm) and Thursdays (2 pm – 4 pm). We are closed each day for lunch between 12 – 1pm. If you need to reach us when we’re not in, please leave a voicemail or email financial-aid-law@berkeley.edu.

UPCOMING

 

“Manage Your Credit and Debt for Character and Fitness” – An AccessLex Presentation

Tuesday, February 20th, 2024  –  @ 1pm  –  Room 145

Join the Financial Aid Office and AccessLex for lunch and a presentation on how to best manage your credit and debt. Bar examiners may review how law school graduates have handled financial obligations when evaluating Character and Fitness to practice law.

 

Need to modify or return federal loans? Complete the loan modification request form within 120 days of disbursement. Please allow 3-5 business days for your request to be reviewed. 

Outside Agency Scholarship Applications Now Available! Review the outside agency scholarship page for scholarship opportunities with upcoming deadlines

 


Berkeley Law is committed to providing one of the best suites of financial aid programs. The Financial Aid Office helps eligible students to obtain grants, fellowships, and scholarships based on merit and/or need, as well as an array of federal and private student loans. Follow the links below to find information on types of aid, how to apply, and more. Visit our FAQ Page for up-to-date information.

Prospective and current students, as well as alumni, may also schedule an appointment to discuss financial aid matters. 

For information on financial aid for LL.M and JSD students, please visit the LL.M and JSD admissions pages.