Financial Aid Checklist

Step 1 – Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
In order to avoid delays in processing your aid, the U.S. Department of Education must receive your FAFSA by March 1 of each year in which you wish to receive financial aid.

Step 2 – Apply for Law School Admission and Scholarships
If you are accepted for admission, you will be notified of any scholarship award following your admission notification.

Step 3 – Review the Financial Aid Award Notification Package
You will receive a Financial Aid Award Package once the FAFSA analysis has been processed and you have been accepted by the law school. 

Step 4 – Submit the Federal Student Loan Application
Apply for federal student loans immediately after completing the FAFSA, if you wish to obtain federal loans.  Instructions are available from the law school’s Coordinator of Financial Aid. If you are a first-time borrower at Liberty University, you must complete online Entrance Counseling at www.studentloans.gov as part of the federal loan application . Note that you must be a seat-deposited student to complete Step 4.

Step 5 – Submit School of Law Work Request Form, if applicable
If you desire part-time employment, the School of Law must receive, and the Dean must approve, a School of Law Work Request Form each semester in which a position of employment is desired.  Forms may be obtained from and submitted to the Director of Student Affairs.

Step 6 – Submit Federal Work-Study Employment Application, if applicable
If you desire part-time employment, the School of Law must receive, and the Dean must approve, a School of Law Work Request Form each semester in which a position of employment is desired. Forms may be obtained from and submitted to the Director of Student Affairs.

Step 7 – Notify the School of Law of any outside scholarships
If you expect to receive outside scholarships or any additional aid, notify the School of Law by email lawadmissions@liberty.edu.