Refund, Drop/Add Deadlines

Spring 2023

Add, Drop, and Approval-Required Deadlines
Date Deadline
Jan 20

Last day to add Limited Drop Courses (Trial Practice, Judicial Field Placement, clinics, moot courts, journals, student instructors); coordinator approval required after January 20

Jan 23

Last day to drop Limited Drop Courses (Trial Practice, Judicial Field Placement, clinics, moot courts, journals, student instructors) without a late withdrawal mark "W" recorded on transcript; these courses may not be dropped after January 23

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 26

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

Jan 27

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

Mar 7 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.

Billing and payment information

Refund Deadlines
Course Dropped During Percent Tuition Refunded
Week 1: through Jan 23 100%
Week 2: Jan 24 - Jan 30 75%
Week 3: Jan 31 - Feb 6 50%
Week 4: Feb 7 - 13 25%
Week 5: Feb 14 and after 0%

Fall 2022

Add, Drop, and Approval-Required Deadlines
Date Deadline
Sept 9

Last day to add Limited Drop Courses (Trial Practice, Judicial Field Placement, clinics, moot courts, journals, student instructors); coordinator approval required after September 9

Sept 12

Last day to drop Limited Drop Courses (Trial Practice, Judicial Field Placement, clinics, moot courts, journals, student instructors) without a late withdrawal mark "W" recorded on transcript; these courses may not be dropped after September 12 

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 15

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

Sept 16

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

Oct 24 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.

Billing and payment information

Refund Deadlines
Course Dropped During Percent Tuition Refunded
Week 1: through Sept 12 100%
Week 2: Sept 13 - 19 75%
Week 3: Sept 20 - 26 50%
Week 4: Sept 27 - Oct 3 25%
Week 5: Oct 4 and after 0%

Summer 2022

Add, Drop, and Approval-Required Deadlines
Date Deadline
June 7

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

June 8

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 10 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 4 100%
Days 6 through 12: June 5-11 50%
Days 13 through 15: June 12-14 25%
After day 15: June 15 and after 0%