Summer Session 2021

June 1 — August 5

Registration Opens February 25 at 8:00am

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - First Day of Law School Summer Session
Monday, July 5, 2021 - University Closed, No Classes
Thursday, August 5, 2021 - Last Day of Law School Summer Session

Access the registration system on MyU for Law 7628 Judicial Field Placement. For all other field placements and independent research opportunities, follow the links provided below for registration information. An application must be submitted after consultation with the faculty supervisor.

Non-UMN law students are not eligible to enroll for Summer 2021.

Registration for non-Law students is limited to LAW 5908 Independent Research and Writing.

Summer Course Offerings as of 2/1/21

Any updates will be noted on this webpage.
Maximum course load: eight (8) credits

  • Law 7624* Corporate Externship Field Placement
  • Law 7622* Human Rights Law Field Placement
  • Law 7621* Immigration Law Field Placement
  • Law 7628* Judicial Field Placement
  • Law 7629*/5629* Patent Field Placement
  • Law 7623* Public Interest Field Placement
  • Law 7607*/7609* Independent Field Placement
  • Law 7606*/7608*/5908** Independent Research and Writing

Summer Course Schedule

Time/Day Course Professor Credits Room
Arranged Law 7624* Corporate Externship Field Placement Buchholz 1 to 3 Arr
Arranged Law 7622* Human Rights Law Field Placement Lyons 1 to 3 Arr
Arranged Law 7621* Immigration Law Field Placement Mayell 1 to 3 Arr
Arranged Law 7628* Judicial Field Placement (enroll through MyU) Oji 2 to 3 Arr
Arranged Law 7629*/5629 Patent Field Placement Turoski 1 to 3 Arr
Arranged Law 7623* Public Interest Field Placement Oji 1 to 3 Arr
Arranged Law 7607*/7609*  Independent Field Placement (only if a Topical Field Placement 762X not available) Arr 1 to 3 Arr
Arranged Law 7606*/7608*/5908** Independent Research & Writing Arr 1 to 3 Arr

* For University of Minnesota law students only.
** For University of Minnesota graduate and undergraduate students only.

Cost Estimates for Summer Session

Tuition per credit hour*** $1,821.00 resident
$2,190.00 non-resident
Student Services Fees*** (UMN students only) and other fees See Summer Term Fees
Collegiate Fee $180.00
A hospitalization insurance fee (for those UMN students who do not have other accident and sickness coverage).

NOTE: for UMN law students, the use of scholarship funds for summer is discussed on page three of the PDF iconscholarship policy.

*** Subject to Regents’ approval. Fees are subject to change without notice.

Summer 2021 Refund and Drop/Add Dates

Contact Information

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Walter F. Mondale Hall | 229 19th Avenue South | Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-625-5000

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