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1L Orientation - Fall 2013

Please note: this page will be updated with information pertaining to Fall 2014 Orientation in the summer of 2014.

Student Financial Services manages financial aid and monitors student billing status for all JD students. Leading up to and during 1L Orientation, we ensure that all new JD students have obtained financial clearance to register for classes, and we issue cash advances to students whose financial aid credits exceed their fall term charges. 

This page lists orientation requirements related to obtaining financial clearance and receiving a cash advance, and also describes basic financial aid requirements after registration. But first, you may want to review a few orientation-related financial aid terms worth knowing.

Prior to September 3, all entering JD students must: 

  • Obtain financial clearance by making a payment in full of the fall term student billing balance and/or securing sufficient financial aid to cover the full fall term student billing balance. We will send you an email confirmation when you have obtained financial clearance for the fall term.
  • Login to HELIOS to confirm intent to enroll for the 2013-14 academic year and complete local address, permanent address, and emergency contact information on the Your Profile page.
  • Submit all documents (college certifications, transcripts, health and immunization forms, etc) required by the JD Admissions Office.

All JD students are strongly encouraged to:

  • Enroll in Direct Deposit to have cash advances and refunds from your eBill transferred directly to your bank account. It's the quickest and easiest way to receive your money!

You are eligible to receive a cash advance if your anticipated financial aid credits for the fall term exceed the amount of charges billed. For students who qualify and meet the above registration requirements by September 3, cash advances will be issued by direct deposit on September 6. For students who have not signed up for direct deposit through the student billing system, cash advance checks will be delivered by US Mail to the local address on file with the HLS Registrar's Office during the week of September 9.

Prior to September 13, all entering JD students receiving financial aid must:

Student Financial Services will email you with more information about entrance interview and disbursement document requirements when it is time to take action.

 

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Last modified: April 23, 2014

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