3L J.D. Degree Requirements Progress Review for Graduation

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In preparation for May 2016 graduation, we strongly advise that you take a moment to review your academic record to make sure that you are on track to graduate. You are responsible for making sure you are in compliance with all the graduation requirements.

Four Steps to Confirm You are on Track for Graduation:

  1. Degree Audit:
    The program is available via Albert and will assist you with counting adjunct credits, determining what requirements have been completed and/or remain to be completed. We are still, however, working with the University as Degree Audit does not accurately reflect the number of non-law credits that count towards the JD degree. You must check your transcript for the correct credit allocation for non-law classes.  As updates are made to Degree Audit we will keep you apprised.See the instructions on how to generate a Degree Audit report and obtain other important Degree Audit information here.

    Finally, please keep in mind that Degree Audit will be approximately two hours behind the release of ABRA results. So, if ABRA results are released at 1:30pm, Degree Audit may not contain the most accurate information until 3:30 pm that day.

    NOTE: Degree Audit has not yet been updated with the new adjunct course rules that will be effective starting with the class of 2017.

  1. Degree Audit Questions:
    If after reviewing Degree Audit you have questions please email us at law.acadservices@nyu.edu or call us at 212-998-6020. If you would like to speak with a counselor from Academic Services please contact by email or phone to make an appointment.
  1. Review the Requirements for the Juris Doctor Degree:
    You must complete at least 83 credits (which includes the required courses of Property, Constitutional Law, Professional Responsibility and Substantial Writing). Please refer to the J.D. Academic Regulations and Requirements Guide.
  2. Bar Exams:
    Please read the National Conference of Bar Examiners Comprehensive Guide to Bar Admissions for details on the bar requirements for your jurisdiction.Please also review the Bar Exam Checklist for important information and deadlines concerning applying to take the bar exam.

Have a wonderful spring semester!