Take control of your financial future with UW Law's financial wellness programming!

Current students can find program details and register for upcoming events HERE! Events are added throughout the academic year, so please check back often.

Questions? Contact the Admissions and Financial Aid Office

Workshops & WEBINARS 2022-2023

biden/harris student debt relief program and pslf update by dr. jeff hanson
When: Monday, September 26, 2022, 12-1 PM 
Where: Zoom 

Nationally recognized economist and student loan repayment expert, Dr. Jeff Hanson, will provide an overview of the recently announced Biden/Harris Student Debt Relief Program and highlight how the program might impact current students. He will also share recent updates to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program.

Road to Zero: a Strategic Approach to Student Loan Repayment by Dr. THeresa popp braun FROM the AccessLex INSTITUTE CENTER FOR education and FINANCIAL CAPABILITY®
When: Tuesday, October 11, 2022, 12-1 PM & 4:30-5:30 PM
Where: UW Law School
Dr. Braun is an Accredited Financial Counselor (AFC®) and a Certified Educator in Personal Finance (CEPF®). 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 Dr. THeresa popp braun FROM the AccessLex INSTITUTE CENTER FOR education and FINANCIAL CAPABILITY®
When: Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 12-1 PM & 4:30 - 5:30 PM
Where: UW Law School
Dr. Braun is an Accredited Financial Counselor (AFC®) and a Certified Educator in Personal Finance (CEPF®). 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 MAX Coaching with Dr. THeresa popp braun FROM the AccessLex INSTITUTE CENTER FOR education and FINANCIAL CAPABILITY®
When: Tuesday, October 11 & Wednesday, October 12, 2022 - Times Vary
Where: UW Law School

Dr. Braun, an Accredited Financial Counselor (AFC®) and a Certified Educator in Personal Finance (CEPF®), will also offer one-on-one appointments. This is a great chance for students to gain financial planning insight and advice from a personal finance expert. 

applying for financial aid and scholarships for the 2023-24 academic year by Uw Law's office of admissions and financial aid
When: Tuesday, February 7, 2023, 12-1PM & 5-6PM
Where: UW Law School (12PM session) and Zoom (5PM session)

The Law School Office of Admissions and Financial Aid will proivide an overview of the financial aid and scholarships application process for the 2023-24 academic year. This is a great chance for current students to review the steps necessary to ensure their financial aid is set for next academic year and ask the Law School's scholarship and financial aid team any questions.

MONEY AND YOUR CAREER: LEGAL SALARIES, TAXES, AND BENEFITS by Dr. THeresa popp braun FROM the AccessLex INSTITUTE CENTER FOR education and FINANCIAL CAPABILITY®
When: Wednesday, February 15, 2023, 12-1 PM & 6-7 PM
Where: Zoom 

Whether you accept a position in public service or big law, plan to open your own practice, or follow any other professional path, there is more to know than just your starting salary. This webinar provides a financial analysis of various legal professions and helps you understand the financial impact of your employment decision—including pay, benefits, taxation, cost of living and more. Dr. Braun is an Accredited Financial Counselor (AFC®) and a Certified Educator in Personal Finance (CEPF®).

FUNDING YOUR BAR EXAM EXPERIENCE by Dr. THeresa popp braun FROM the AccessLex INSTITUTE CENTER FOR education and FINANCIAL CAPABILITY®
When: Thursday, February 16, 2023, 12-1 PM & 6-7 PM
Where: Zoom 

Costs associated with sitting for the bar can add up, especially when you aren’t working yet. This webinar will help you estimate your expenses – from preparation through passing – and provide you with resources to create your strategic plan for managing the cost of your bar study. Dr. Braun is an Accredited Financial Counselor (AFC®) and a Certified Educator in Personal Finance (CEPF®).

one-on-one financial coaching sessions with Dr. THeresa popp braun FROM the AccessLex INSTITUTE CENTER FOR education and FINANCIAL CAPABILITY®
When: Wednesday, February 15 & Thursday, February 16, 2023, Times Vary
Where: Zoom

Dr. Theresa Popp Braun is offering one-on-one financial counseling sessions with current students to discuss personal finance planning and strategies. This is a great chance for students to gain financial planning insight and advice from a personal finance expert.  Dr. Braun is an Accredited Financial Counselor (AFC®) and a Certified Educator in Personal Finance (CEPF®). 

Financial planning for the young lawyer: Building your financial house and working towards protecting your future by north star resource group 
When: Wednesday, February 22, 2023, 12-1PM
Where: UW Law School

North Star Resource Group is a nationwide financial planning firm with a division that specializes in counseling lawyers on their unique investment and taxation concerns. This financial planning workshop will focus on strategies you can use to increase your investment opportunities and protect your financial future. 

one-on-one counseling session with north star resource group 
When: Wednesday, February 22 & Thursday, February 23, 2023, Times Vary
Where: UW Law School

A financial planning expert from North Star Resource Group will offer one-on-one appointments to assist students with mapping out a solid financial plan after law school. This is a great opportunity to learn how to meet your financial goals from an expert in the field. 

Federal Loan Repayment Strategies by Dr. Jeff Hanson
When: Monday, February 27, 2023, 12-1 PM
Where: Zoom

Dr. Jeff Hanson is a nationally-recognized economist who specializes in working with student loan borrowers regarding student loan repayment. This interactive webinar will focus on developing a strategic plan for managing loan repayment successfully, including selection of the payment plan that best achieves your goals, evaluating the pros and cons of refinancing federal student loans, taking advantage of loan forgiveness programs when you qualify, and more.

Public Service Loan Repayment Strategies by Dr. Jeff Hanson
When: Tuesday, February 28, 2023, 12-1 PM
Where: Zoom

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 options available to you in managing this important financial responsibility while employed in public service. This interactive webinar will focus on developing a strategic plan for managing loan repayment successfully, including information about Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF), Income-Driven Repayment (IDR) plans, and Loan Repayment Assistance Programs (LRAPs).

One-on-One Student Loan Repayment Counseling Appointments with Dr. Jeff Hanson
When: Monday, February 27 & Tuesday, February 28, 2023, Times Vary
Where: Zoom

Dr. Hanson is also offering one-on-one appointments to discuss strategic approaches to managing your finances while in school and planning for repayment of your student loans after you graduate. This is an invaluable opportunity to learn more about your finances and loan repayment options from an expert in the field.

Tuition & Financial Aid Pages

Office of Student Financial Aid

333 East Campus Mall #9701, Madison, WI 53715

finaid@finaid.wisc.edu

608-262-3060

Law School Admissions & Financial Aid Office

975 Bascom Mall, Room 4314, Madison, WI 53706

admissions@law.wisc.edu

608-262-5914

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