Application Procedures

General Information:

In order to receive financial aid, all students (entering and continuing) are responsible for completing the following requirements every year:

  1. File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at Please note, only students who are U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or eligible non-citizens can apply. Applicants must have a personal identification number (PIN) when filing. Students can request their PIN via the following website: Please note, the same PIN is used each year for filing the FAFSA and to access federal loan records online with the Department of Education. Students should indicate “Whittier Law School” in the school section. Our school code is E00480.
  2. Submit the Law School’s Financial Aid Application. This application is used in the reviewing process and for verification purposes.
  3. Submit other documents as requested, i.e. Verification Worksheet, Proof of Citizenship or Permanent Residency, Valid Driver’s License, Copy of Social Security Card, Proof of Non-Default of Student Loans, etc. The Financial Aid Office will contact you when additional documentation is required.

The deadline to submit all required documentation is May 1st. Failure to submit documents prior to this date may result in delayed aid processing.