Deadline to Drop a Seven-week Course Ending in October

As a reminder, please carefully note that if you are taking a seven-week course which ends in October, the deadline to drop that course is the last day the class meets. Once the class has ended, you will not be […]

1Ls: First-Year Spring 2018 Elective Bidding Registration

You will have the opportunity to bid for your 1L elective class beginning Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 1:30 pm.  You must enter your bid(s) in COURSES (the Law School’s registration system) prior to 9:30 am on Friday, October 20.  […]

Wednesday, September 20 – Deadline to Register for Writing Credit and Directed Research

If you are still considering adding a writing credit or a Directed Research to your fall 2017 schedule, please note that the deadline to do so is Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 4:45 pm. You must add these classes by […]

Fall 2017 Daily Cycles End Thursday Morning, September 7, 2017 at 9:30 am

The last fall 2017 daily cycle will end Thursday morning, September 7 at 9:30 am. No Law School classes, with the exception of Directed Research and writing credits can be added to your fall 2017 class schedule after this time. […]

JD Credit/Fail Option Available Beginning Friday, September 8 for Designated Fall 2017 Classes

The JD Credit/Fail option will be available beginning Friday, September 8. 2L and 3L students may select this option for Fall 2017 classes that have the Credit/Fail option designated. J.D. students may elect this option on the designated classes or change […]

COURSES Waitlists During Daily Cycles

A bid entered during the daily cycles will carry over to the next daily cycle if you do not win your bid. You will remain on the waitlist for the class until you delete your bid for that class. Please […]

Full-time Students Who Are Called for Jury Duty

Full-time students are eligible to request a deferment of their jury duty service. If you receive a summons for jury duty, bring the original summons to the Office of Academic Services (J.D.s) or Office of Graduate Affairs (LL.M.s) no later […]

Legislative Monday on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 and Offices Closing Early on Friday, September 1, 2017

Please be aware that that the University (and all Law School offices) will be closed from Friday, September 1 at 4:00 p.m. through Monday, September 4, 2017. All Law School classes are canceled on Labor Day, Monday, September 4, 2017. […]

Fall 2017 Daily Cycles Begin on August 25 at 1:30 pm

COURSES will open for Fall 2017 Daily Cycles on Friday, August 25 at 1:30 pm and end at 9:30 am on Thursday, September 7. Please keep in mind that the daily cycles are not live. Each day during the daily […]

Start of Classes Reminders Checklist for Upper-Year Students

Welcome back! We hope that you had a wonderful summer. Classes begin Wednesday, August 30. Fall 2017 Daily Cycles begin on August 25 at 1:30 pm and end on September 7 at 9:30 am. The cycles will run daily between 1:30 […]

Columbia/NYU Exchange Program – Fall 2017

On Monday, August 21, 2017 at 12:00 noon, registration for the Columbia Law School/NYU School of Law Exchange Program begins. Important information about the program, the link to the online request form, and the list of Columbia classes for which […]


Beginning at 1:30 pm on Friday, August 11, you will be able to submit bids for Spring 2018 Cycle #1. This registration cycle will end on Friday, August 18 at 9:30 am. Results for Spring 2017 Cycle #1 will be […]

Sign Up for J.D. Academic Advising July 26-28

Returning 2Ls and 3Ls are welcome to sign up for a fifteen minute appointment to speak with counselors from Academic Services, July 26-28. Counseling is not mandatory, but it is available for those who would like some guidance. Note to transfer […]

Spring 2017 Course and Faculty Evaluations

Spring 2017 course and faculty evaluations are now available. They can be accessed at Please note that if a course had one-third or more IP grades, the course evaluations are not available.

Fall 2017 Cycle #3 Opens on July 17 at 1:30 pm ET

Fall 2017 Cycle #3 opens on Monday, July 17 at 1:30 pm ET and ends on Wednesday, July 19 at 9:30 am ET. Students can enter new bids and use the alternate bid and conditional drop features in COURSES during […]

Fall 2017 Cycle #2: Important Information

Beginning at 1:30 pm on Monday, July 10, you will be able to submit bids for Fall 2017 Cycle #2. Please remember that Fall 2017 Cycle #2 will end on Friday, July 14 at 9:30 a.m. Results for Fall 2017 […]

COURSES Fall 2017 Cycle #1 Deadline is June 30 at 9:30 am

Bids may be entered into COURSES for Fall 2017 Cycle #1 until 9:30 am on Friday, June 30. The results of Fall 2017 Cycle #1 will be available in COURSES beginning at 1:30 pm on Thursday, July 6, 2017. To […]

2017-2018 Year-Long Registration Guide and Registration Calendar

Registration for fall 2017 will begin on Friday, June 16 at 1:30 pm. You will have an opportunity to bid on spring 2018 courses beginning August 11 at 1:30 pm. The login portal for the COURSES registration system is […]

Information Regarding Graduation and Bar Certification

To:     Spring 2017 3Ls and Full-time LL.M.s From: Michelle L. Kirkland, Assistant Dean for Academic Services and Registration Congratulations on completing your final semester! We understand that this can be an anxious season for you. Therefore, we are providing some […]

Spring 2017 Grades

Spring 2017 grades are due on Thursday, June 8, 2017. Once grades are approved by the Office of Records & Registration, they are posted to your record. Some grades have already been received and posted. Please keep in mind, though, […]

July 6th: Law of the Land: The Supreme Court’s Year In Review

Thursday, July 6th, 2017 8:00pm 92Y, 1395 Lexington Ave, NY, NY 10128 Presented by the Forum on Law, Culture & Society ( The Supreme Court of the United States is the branch of government with the most mystery, and curiosity. The […]

May 2: Deadline to Drop a Spring 2017 Class

The deadline for upper-year students to drop a spring 2017 class is 4:45 pm on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Important items: Submit add/drop form to your program office by the deadline. Dropping to below 12 credits (3Ls and full-time LL.M. […]

Credit/Fail Option for J.D. Students Ends Tuesday, May 2

2L and 3L JD students may elect the credit/fail option for no more than two upper-level courses. (This count does not include classes where the only grade available is a CR, e.g., Lawyering, Journal, T.A. credits) You have until 11:59 […]

Spring 2017 Exam Schedules and Final Exam Guide

The exam period begins on Friday, May 5, 2017. First-year exams begin on Monday, May 8. Please review the exam schedule links below: All Exams First-year in-class exams First-year take-home exams The Final Exam Guide has been posted to the […]

Results of Exam Postponements/Accommodations Requests Will Be Made Available on Friday, April 21 via ExamReporter

Please note that the deadline to submit a request was March 31, 2017. Students who timely submitted a request will be able to view the results of their request beginning April 21, 2017 after 5:00pm via ExamReporter. Requests submitted after […]

May 1: Deadline for Submitting Outstanding Work from Prior Semesters (3Ls and Full-time LLMs)

As May 2017 graduation approaches, we write to remind you that it is imperative for students to submit their incomplete work from a prior semester to the faculty no later than May 1, 2017 (unless your professor has given you […]

1Ls – Registration Information Session on Monday, April 17, 1:00-1:30 pm

As you look forward to registering for classes for your second year, we know that you may have some questions. You may be unsure of the academic requirements for the J.D. degree. You may have questions about COURSES – the […]

1Ls and 2Ls: Sign Up for J.D. Academic Advising April 3-7

1L and 2Ls students are welcome to sign up for a fifteen minute appointment to speak with counselors from Academic Services, April 3-7. Counseling is not mandatory, but it is available for those who would like some guidance. How to […]

REMINDER: Spring 2017 Exam Postponement/Accommodation Requests – Available March 17 – March 31 (not applicable to Executive LL.M. Tax students)

While exams are still a bit way off, it is important that you take time to review your exam schedule for any conflicts and apply for an exam postponement/accommodation per the rules. Let’s do everything we can to facilitate a […]

UPDATE: Applying for a clinic? Sign Up for J.D. Academic Advising March 23, 24, 30 or 31

J.D. students applying for a clinic in 2017-2018 are welcome to sign up for a fifteen minute appointment to speak with counselors from Academic Services. How to Sign Up for an Academic Advising Appointment Log in to your CSM account […]