Refund, Drop/Add Deadlines

Summer 2021

Drop/Add Deadlines
Date Add, Drop, and Approval-Required Deadlines
June 8

Last day to add a course without Law School Registrar’s approval

June 9

Last day to drop a course without a late withdrawal mark “W” recorded on transcript

Last day to change credits in variable credit courses

July 11 Law School Dean of Students approval required to drop a course

Refund Deadlines
Course Dropped During Percent Tuition Refunded
Days 1 through 5: through June 5 100%
Days 6 through 12: June 6 - 12 50%
Days 13 through 15: June 13 - 15 25%
After day 15: June 16 and after  0%


Spring 2021

Drop/Add Deadlines
Date Add, Drop, and Approval-Required Deadlines
Jan 22

Last day to add Limited Drop Courses (Trial Practice, Judicial Field Placement, clinics, moot courts, journals, legal writing instructors); coordinator approval required after January 22

Jan 25

Last day to drop Limited Drop Courses (Trial Practice, Judicial Field Placement, clinics, moot courts, journals, legal writing instructors) without a late withdrawal mark “W” recorded on transcript; these courses may not be dropped after January 25 

Last day to change number of credits for Judicial Field Placement 

Last day to drop courses for a 100% tuition refund (relevant only to students planning to take fewer than 12 credits). See Refund Deadlines table below

Jan 29

Last day to add a course without Law School Registrar’s approval, including Independent Study projects

Jan 30

Last day to drop a course without a late withdrawal mark “W” recorded on transcript

Last day to change grade base or variable credits for applicable courses

Mar 29 Law School Dean of Students approval required to drop a course

JD students enrolled for 12-17 credits pay a full-time, flat tuition rate. Refund percentages below pertain to JD students enrolled for fewer than 12 credits or who are seeking to reduce their enrollment below 12 credits.

Refund Deadlines
Course Dropped During Percent Tuition Refunded
Week 1: through Jan 25 100%
Week 2: Jan 26 - Feb 1 75%
Week 3: Feb 2 - 8 50%
Week 4: Feb 9 - 15 25%
Week 5: Feb 16 and after 0%


Fall 2020

Drop/Add Deadlines
Date Add, Drop, and Approval-Required Deadlines
Sept 11

Last day to add Limited Drop Courses (Trial Practice, Judicial Field Placement, clinics, moot courts, journals, legal writing instructors); coordinator approval required after September 11

Sept 14

Last day to drop Limited Drop Courses (Trial Practice, Judicial Field Placement, clinics, moot courts, journals, legal writing instructors) without a late withdrawal mark “W” recorded on transcript; these courses may not be dropped after September 14 

Last day to change number of credits for Judicial Field Placement 

Last day to drop courses for a 100% tuition refund (relevant only to students planning to take fewer than 12 credits). See Refund Deadlines table below

Sept 18

Last day to add a course without Law School Registrar’s approval, including Independent Study projects

Sept 19

Last day to drop a course without a late withdrawal mark “W” recorded on transcript

Last day to change grade base or variable credits for applicable courses

Nov 2 Law School Dean of Students approval required to drop a course

JD students enrolled for 12-17 credits pay a full-time, flat tuition rate. Refund percentages below pertain to JD students enrolled for fewer than 12 credits or who are seeking to reduce their enrollment below 12 credits.

Refund Deadlines
Course Dropped During Percent Tuition Refunded
Week 1: through Sept 14 100%
Week 2: Sept 15 - 21 75%
Week 3: Sept 22 - 28 50%
Week 4: Sept 29 - Oct 5 25%
Week 5: Oct 6 and after 0%


 

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