Info Sessions & Presentations

Register for Financial Aid events at Berkeley Law or webinars hosted by outside organizations, or view previously-recorded presentations.

Presentations and Events

LRAP, Loan Repayment, and PSLF Info Session

Thursday, February 24, 1:00 – 2:00 pm

This session will help J.D. students planning on a public interest or public service career plan for managing student loan debt. We’ll discuss Berkeley Law’s Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP), federal Income-Driven Repayment, federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness, and how these programs work together to ease the burden of loan repayment.

This will be a hybrid event held both in person in Room 170 and on Zoom and recorded.

Webinars

This session by AccessLex will walk you through student borrowing, credit, loan repayment, and planning for future expenses like the bar exam.

This session by Equal Justice Works reviews how to repay your loans and earn Public Service Loan Forgiveness.

This session, hosted by Equal Justice Works, will review what you should be doing now to manage your student debt.

This session, hosted by AccessLex, will help you estimate your expenses—from preparation through passing—and provide you with resources to create your strategic plan for managing the cost of your bar study.

How to manage approach loan repayment, including information about repayment plans, consolidation, and loan forgiveness. Hosted by AccessLex

This session will help you understand the requirements of PSLF and help you get on—and stay on!—track for forgiveness. Hosted by AccessLex

Federal student repayment is scheduled to resume in May. During this webinar, AccessLex will walk you through what this resumption means for borrowers on certain repayment paths, and the steps you need to take to successfully resume (or begin) repayment.

On October 6, 2021, the Department of Education announced significant new changes to Public Service Loan Forgiveness. In this webinar, Equal Justice Works and the PSLF Coalition review the recent changes.

On October 6, the U.S. Department of Education announced a temporary change to Public Service Loan Forgiveness. During this webinar, AccessLex will walk you through what these changes mean for borrowers pursuing PSLF.

Proactive communication and consistent documentation are two keys to navigating and working with your student loan servicer. Learn more about these and other student loan tips in this 30-minute session, hosted by AccessLex.

Recordings

Presented October 26, 2020 regarding the latest CARES Act & AB 376 updates. Recording & Google Slides available.