Workshops 2019-2020

Take control of your financial future (and eat pizza). Workshops are added throughout the academic year, so check back often!

Questions? Contact the Admissions and Financial Aid Office.

Drop-in Financial Aid Advising
When: August 28 - September 6
Where: Room 4314
Have a financial aid or budgeting question? Drop in to the Admissions and Financial Aid Office as the new school year kicks off, and get the year off to a successful start!

Road to Zero: a Strategic Approach to Student Loan Repayment by AccessLex Institute
When: October 14, 12-1PM
Where: Room 2225
Student loan repayment can feel overwhelming, but you can chart a path to a debt-free future. Covering all of the essential details, including repayment plan options, consolidation, loan forgiveness and more, this workshop will provide the information and next steps you need to get you on the road to zero student debt.

Your PSLF Action Plan by AccessLex Institute
When: October 15, 12-1PM
Where: Room 2225
Public Service Loan Forgiveness can seem confusing, but it’s achievable if you know the steps to take. This session will help you understand the requirements of PSLF and help you get on – and stay on! – track for forgiveness.

One-on-One student loan repayment counseling Appointments with AccessLex Institute
When: October 14-15, times vary
Where: Room 5350
AccessLex Institute will also offer one-on-one appointments for student loan repayment counseling.

Appointments are limited, and for this reason appointments will be made on a first-come, first-served basis for 3Ls. If spots remain open, 1Ls and 2Ls will be invited to sign up. 

Federal Loan Repayment Strategies by Dr. Jeff Hanson
When: April 16, 12-1PM
Where: TBD
Dr. Jeff Hanson is a nationally-recognized economist who specializes in working with student loan borrowers to explore all options available for repayment. This workshop will cover federal loan repayment options generally.

Public Service Loan repayment strategies by Dr. Jeff Hanson
When: April 17, 12-1PM
Where: TBD
Dr. Jeff Hanson is a nationally-recognized economist who specializes in working with student loan borrowers to explore all options available for repayment, including the possibility of having federal student loan debt forgiven via your employment in a qualifying public service profession and/or income-driven repayment. This workshop will cover federal loan repayment options for individuals interested in public service.

One-on-one student loan repayment counseling appointments with Dr. Jeff Hanson
When: April 16-17, times vary
Where: TBD
Dr. Hanson will also offer one-on-one appointments to assist students with creating their loan repayment action plan. This is an invaluable opportunity to further explore your loan repayment options with an expert in the field.

Appointments are limited, and for this reason appointments will be made on a first-come, first-served basis for 3Ls. If spots remain open, 1Ls and 2Ls will be invited to sign up. You will need to bring your loan history print out from the National Student Loan Database (NSLDS: www.nslds.ed.gov). This will allow the presenter to give you the most accurate and detailed information possible including payment estimates under the various plans available.

Comprehensive Financial Planning for the Young Lawyer by North Star Resource Group
When: TBD
Where: TBD
Everyone needs a financial plan. Create yours today! A financial planner from North Star Resource Group, a nationwide financial planning firm with a division specializing in counseling lawyers, will present this workshop, which will cover general guidelines for financial planning, with a special focus on the decisions faced by young lawyers, including private versus federal loan refinancing, insurance recommendations, and retirement planning basics.

One-on-one financial planning appointments with North Star Resource Group
When: TBD
Where: TBD
North Star Resource Group will also offer one-on-one appointments to assist students with crafting a financial plan to achieve their goals.

Appointments are limited, and for this reason appointments will be made on a first-come, first-served basis for 3Ls. If spots remain open, 1Ls and 2Ls will be invited to sign up.

Office of Student Financial Aid

333 East Campus Mall #9701
Madison, WI 53715
finaid@finaid.wisc.edu
(608) 262-3060

Law School Admissions and Financial Aid Office

975 Bascom Mall, Room 4314
Madison, WI 53706
admissions@law.wisc.edu
(608) 262-5914

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