The dates below are intended to provide a general overview of the timing of the admissions and financial aid cycle. Many of these dates are estimates and will vary from year-to-year. Please only use this as a general guide. Admitted students should consult the Enrollment Management Office for more information.

  • September 1 — WVU College of Law begins accepting JD applications on September 1 for the following year’s entering class.
  • October 1 — Applicants can start completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on October 1. The FAFSA may be completed online at https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa and is required for all federal loans.

    WVU College of Law’s Federal School Code is 003827.
  • February — JD applicants who were accepted to WVU College of Law will begin receiving their scholarship notifications in February. The exact date will vary from year-to-year.

    WVU College of Law begins accepting transfer applications.
  • March 1 — The deadline for submitting the FAFSA to receive priority consideration for financial assistance is March 1.
  • March 15 — The deadline to submit a JD application to WVU College of Law is March 15.

    Around this time, Student Financial Services will begin notifying JD applicants who submitted the FAFSA by the March 1 priority deadline and have no unsatisfied requirements of their loan awards.
  • July 1 — The deadline to submit a transfer application to WVU College of Law is July 1.

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