Refund, Drop/Add Deadlines

Spring 2024

Add, Drop, and Approval-Required Deadlines
Date Deadline
Jan 19

Last day to add Limited Drop Courses (Trial Practice, clinics, moot courts, journals, student instructors); coordinator approval required after January 19

Jan 22

Last day to drop Limited Drop Courses (Trial Practice, clinics, moot courts, journals, student instructors) without a late withdrawal mark "W" recorded on transcript; these courses may not be dropped after January 22

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 25

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

Last day to add Supervised Field Placements; faculty instructor and Assistant Dean of Experiential Education approval required after Jan 25

Jan 26

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

Last day to change number of credits in a variable credit course (Independent Research, Supervised Field Placement)

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 22 100%
Week 2: Jan 23 - Jan 29 75%
Week 3: Jan 30 - Feb 5 50%
Week 4: Feb 6 - 12 25%
Week 5: Feb 13 and after 0%

Summer 2024

Add, Drop, and Approval-Required Deadlines
DateDeadline
June 4Last day to add a course without Law School Registrar's approval
June 5

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 2Law School Dean of Students approval required to drop a course
Refund Deadlines
Course Dropped DuringPercent Tuition Refunded
Days 1 through 5: through June 1100%
Days 6 through 12: June 2 - 850%
Days 13 through 15: June 9 -1125%
After day 15: June 12 and after0%

Fall 2023

Add, Drop, and Approval-Required Deadlines
Date Deadline
Sept 8

Last day to add Limited Drop Courses (Trial Practice, clinics, moot courts, journals, student instructors); coordinator approval required after September 8

Sept 11

Last day to drop Limited Drop Courses (Trial Practice, clinics, moot courts, journals, student instructors) without a late withdrawal mark "W" recorded on transcript; these courses may not be dropped after September 11 

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 14

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

Last day to add Supervised Field Placements; faculty instructor and Assistant Dean of Experiential Education approval required after Sept 14

Sept 15

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

Last day to change number of credits in a variable credit course (Independent Research, Supervised Field Placement)

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 11 100%
Week 2: Sept 12 - 18 75%
Week 3: Sept 19 - 25 50%
Week 4: Sept 26 - Oct 2 25%
Week 5: Oct 3 and after 0%