Financial Aid Forms and Resources

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) - Complete the FAFSA if you anticipate the need for financial assistance to meet the direct or indirect costs associated with your legal education.

Information Release Form - Student Financial Aid

Consortium Agreement - You must be admitted to the school you wish to visit and have approval from the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs before completing this agreement. You and the school you are visiting must complete this form together with their cost of attendance. Return the completed form to us so that we can complete your package based on this information.

CashCourse® -  A free, nonprofit money management website offered by RWU Law and the National Endowment for Financial Education with many useful resources.

Access Assist - A free service provided by Access Group for current RWULaw students and recent graduates.  Access Assist Service Representatives are trained professionals that will answer any repayment questions you may have, go over the various and often complex repayment plans available, and help you determine what may be the best plan for your current situation.  Simply call 1-844-755-HELP (4357).  Representatives will be available from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time.  For additional information about the services of Access Assist, please visit their webpage.

Application for Summer Financial Aid

Bar Study Loan FAQ's

Any completed forms should be submitted to:

Office of Financial Aid
Ten Metacom Avenue
Bristol, RI 02809
(401) 254-4510

Additional Useful Links: 

SaltMoney.org

OnYourOwn.org

FeedThePig.org

IBRInfo.org

 
Close Course Type Descriptions

Course Types

We have classified RWU Law classes under the following headers. One of the following course types will be attached to each course which will allow students to narrow down their search while looking for classes.

Core Course

Students in the first and second year are required to take classes covering the following aspects of the law—contracts, torts, property, criminal law, civil procedure, and constitutional law, evidence, and professional responsibility.  Along with these aspects, the core curriculum will develop legal reasoning skills.

Elective

After finishing the core curriculum the remaining coursework toward the degree is completed through upper level elective courses.  Students can choose courses that peak their interests or courses that go along with the track they are following.

Seminar

Seminars are classes where teachers and small groups of students focus on a specific topic and the students complete a substantial research paper.

Clinics/Externships

Inhouse Clinics and Clinical Externships legal education is law school training in which students participate in client representation under the supervision of a practicing attorney or law professor.  RWU Law's Clinical Programs offer unique and effective learning opportunities and the opportunity for practical experience while still in law school.