Your first semester of study, commencing in May 2017, will be part of the 2016-2017 Financial Aid Award Year. If you wish to receive federal loans for this summer semester, you must complete your 2016-2017 FAFSA at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/ using school code G02677.
If you have already completed the 2016-17 FAFSA, you MUST complete a Correction FAFSA and list yourself as a Graduate/Professional Student with an independent status. You must also add Brooklyn Law (G02677) as an authorized school to receive your application.
Since your classes begin May 2017, please complete both of your FAFSA forms by April 15. You cannot make any changes to the 2016-17 FAFSA application after June 30, 2017.
As a law student, you are eligible to borrow up to $20,500 in an Unsubsidized Direct Loan for the summer 2017 semester. If you received federal loans (subsidized or unsubsidized) as an undergraduate in 2016-17 the amount you borrowed will be deducted from the $20,500 Unsubsidized Direct Loan eligibility at Brooklyn Law. You can also apply for a Graduate Plus Loan up to the cost of attendance for the Summer.
You should also complete the 2017-18 FAFSA to receive federal loans for Fall/Spring 2017 - 2018, and summer 2018. You are eligible for an additional $20,500 for 2017-18 (Fall-Spring). You can also apply for a Graduate Plus Loan up to the full cost of attendance for Fall/Spring 2017-18, and Summer 2018.
In order to borrow loans you must submit the Brooklyn Law Loan Request for Accelerated Students and email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you wish to borrow a Graduate Plus Loan for Summer 2017, you must complete a Plus Loan Request for 2016-17 at www.studentloans.gov (enter the loan period 05/16/2017 to 7/22/2017).
If you wish to borrow a Graduate Plus Loan for Fall/Spring 2017-18, and Summer 2018, you must complete the loan application for 2017-18 at www.studentloans.gov (enter the loan period 8/15/2017 to 7/25/2018).
Sign a Master Promissory Note for your Unsubsidized Loan at www.studentloans.gov. This MPN will be good for 10 years.
Sign a second Master Promissory Note for Graduate Plus Loan at www.studentloans.gov.
Complete your Entrance Counseling at www.studentloans.gov.
No Federal Loans can be disbursed without your completed Entrance Counseling and your signed Master Promissory Note(s).
In order to receive federal loans, you must be an eligible US citizen or permanent resident. For eligibility requirements, visit our website at: http://www.brooklaw.edu/Admissions/financingyoureducation/federalloans/