Financial aid is the responsibility of the student. The Financial Aid Office is available to assist students with the application process; however, completion of the steps is requisite to receiving Federal Direct Loan funds. Failure to complete any portion of the required steps will likely result in delays relative to loans being disbursed, including stipend checks.
 
What do you Need to Complete the FAFSA?
  • Social Security Number
  • Alien Registration Number, if not a U.S. Citizen
  • Federal Tax Information or Tax Returns (you and your spouse)
  • Records of Untaxed Income (child support, interest income, veteran's non-education benefits, etc.)
  • Cash Records (checking/savings account balances, investments, real estate, etc.)
  • Arizona Summit Law School Code: G41314

APPLYING FOR FEDERAL FINANCIAL AID
 
1. REVIEW YOUR FINANCIAL AID OPTIONS.
Prior to applying for financial aid, review your options such as loans, scholarships, veteran’s benefits and federal work study. For students interested in requesting student loans, both the Federal Stafford Unsubsidized Loan and the Federal Graduate PLUS loan may available upon submission of your FAFSA.  For more information visit: http://www.azsummitlaw.edu/admissions-tuition-and-financial-aid-financial-aid-options.html

2. CREATE NEW FEDERAL STUDENT AID ID.
Go to fsaid.ed.gov.  If you already have a FSA ID, please continue to Step 3.

3. COMPLETE THE FAFSA ONLINE.
Complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Our school code is G41314.The Financial Aid Office will not be able to access your FAFSA application records or process your federal loan until you have paid your seat deposit.
 
4. COMPLETE MANDATORY ENTRANCE COUNSELING.
All students must complete a mandatory entrance counseling session. Visit www.studentloans.gov and click "Complete Loan Counseling" to complete your session.
 
5. COMPLETE THE MASTER PROMISSORY NOTE.
You must fill out a subsidized/unsubsidized Master
Promissory Note (MPN) if you wish to request any of the funds from the unsubsidized Federal Stafford Loan. Visit www.studentloans.gov and click Complete Loan Agreement, and then MPN for Subsidized/Unsubsidized.

6. APPLY FOR DIRECT PLUS LOAN (OPTIONAL)
If you wish to borrow a Direct Graduate PLUS loan for funds, in addition to the unsubsidized Federal Stafford Loan (up to $20,500 if eligible), you must apply at www.studentloans.gov and click on Apply for a Direct PLUS Loan. You may apply for a specific amount, or select the maximum option. You are not required to request the
maximum amount; this selection indicates only that you are approved for that amount. Please note: the credit check conducted for PLUS loans is valid for no more than 90 days. You may need to reapply if your request was submitted too early. See the Sample Tuition and Loan schedule for additional information.
 
7. COMPLETE A PLUS LOAN MASTER PROMISSORY NOTE.
If you choose to apply for a Direct PLUS Loan and are approved, you will be required to complete a PLUS loan master promissory note at www.studentloans.gov and click Complete Loan Agreement, and select PLUS MPN for graduate/professional students.
 
8. RECEIVE YOUR DISBURSEMENT.
Loans are disbursed the second week of school.  We encourage you to enroll in direct deposit to receive your disbursement directly to your bank account. You may sign up for direct deposit through the student portal.
 
NOTE: RE-APPLY FOR FEDERAL AID EACH ACADEMIC YEAR.
You must re-apply for financial aid each academic year (every two terms). This process includes filling out a new FAFSA and requesting a new Graduate PLUS loan, if you so choose.








 
 

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