Prospective and Newly Admitted Students || Continuing Students

Prospective and Newly Admitted Student Timeline

Fall-Winter
Apply for admission to Denver Law. This will get you automatic consideration for our merit scholarships.

  • Scholarship awards are made at the time of admission and included in the admission email.

January-February
Complete the 2015-2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at www.fafsa.gov. DU’s school code is 001371.

  • Do not wait until you are admitted to file the FAFSA. File it as early as possible. The priority deadline for new students is February 15th.
  • You will need your 2014 federal tax return information to file the FAFSA. If you have already completed your return, you will have the option to import your tax information from the IRS.
  • If you have not yet filed your return, estimate your 2014 income. Once you complete your taxes, you can go back and make necessary corrections to your FAFSA
  • Once you submit your FAFSA, it takes Denver Law approximately one week to receive it from the Department of Education.
  • For more information go to Applying for Aid

Early/Mid March
Chancellor Scholarship application deadline is March 1st.

Financial aid notifications begin to be sent to admitted students.

  • Notifications are sent to the email address that you provided on the FAFSA.
  • If you are admitted or submit your FAFSA after the start of March, your financial aid notification will be emailed to you within 1-2 weeks of your admission to Denver Law or the receipt of your FAFSA, whichever comes later.
  • Once you receive your financial aid award, you can view and accept it online on the Law Student or Incoming Graduate Student tabs of PioneerWeb
  • For more information go to Managing Your Aid

June-July
Complete online Entrance Counseling and Master Promissory Note(s) if you are interested in borrowing student loans.

Mid-July
Fall-semester tuition statements are emailed to students

  • To view your statement, go to the Law Student tab of PioneerWeb

August
Orientation and Classes Begin

  • Tuition is due ten days before classes start.
  • Financial Aid Refunds begin to be issued to students the week prior to the start of classes
  • For additional information go to Billing and Financial Aid Refunds

Continuing Student Timeline

January-March
Complete the 2015-2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at www.fafsa.gov. DU’s school code is 001371.

  • The priority deadline for continuing students is March 15th.
  • If you are applying for Named Scholarships, be sure to submit your FAFSA by March 1st.
  • You will need your 2014 federal tax return information to file the FAFSA. If you have already completed your return, you will have the option to import your tax information from the IRS.
  • If you have not yet filed your return, estimate your 2014 income. Once you complete your taxes, you can go back and make necessary corrections to your FAFSA
  • For more information go to Applying for Aid

February
The Named Scholarships application becomes available. Be sure to submit it by February 28th!

May
Financial aid notifications begin to be emailed to continuing students

  • Notifications are sent to your DU email address.
  • Once you receive your financial aid award, you can view and accept it online on the Law Student tab of PioneerWeb
  • For more information go to Managing Your Aid

Mid-July
Fall-semester tuition statements are emailed to students

  • To view your statement, go to the Law Student tab of PioneerWeb
  • Be sure to check your status to confirm you have completed all requirements to receive aid

August
Classes Begin

  • Tuition is due ten days before classes start.
  • Financial Aid Refunds begin to be issued to students the week prior to the start of classes
  • For additional information go to Billing and Financial Aid Refunds