Category Archives: GRADUATE AFFAIRS

ABRA: Things to Keep in Mind During Bidding Cycle #2

 •   Primary and Alternate Bids Count: You will be able to view the number of primary and alternate bids for courses in Bidding Cycle #1 during Bidding Cycle #2. •   Pre/Co-requisites: If you won a class that requires a co- or pre-requisite…

Results for ABRA Bidding Cycle #1

The results of Bidding Cycle #1 will be available in ABRA beginning at 1:30 pm on Monday, July 21, 2014. To see both your fall and spring classes please log onto: https://abra.law.nyu.edu/abra. Use your NetID and password to gain access.…

August MPRE – Late Application Deadline

The deadline to sign up for the August MPRE date is quickly approaching. Remember, you can sit for the MPRE even though you have not completed your Professional Responsibility class. See the basic MPRE application deadlines below, but please check the…

ABRA TRAINING VIDEOS AND FAQs AVAILABLE

We have posted videos at http://www.law.nyu.edu/recordsandregistration/biddingandregistration/videos that explain how the ABRA registration system works. These short videos will be helpful as you prepare to bid for 2014-2015 classes via ABRA. You will need to log in with your NetID and…

2014-2015 Year-Long Registration Guide and Registration Calendar

Please see the following documents on our website as you prepare to bid on classes for fall 2014 and spring 2015. Academic Services Site Map: http://www.law.nyu.edu/academicservices Academic Calendar: http://www.law.nyu.edu/academicservices/academiccalendar Registration Calendar: http://www.law.nyu.edu/recordsandregistration/registrationcalendar Year-Long Registration Guide: Please carefully review the information…

August 2014 MPRE – June 17 Registration Deadline

The deadline to sign up for the August MPRE date is quickly approaching. Remember, you can sit for the MPRE even though you have not completed your Professional Responsibility class. See the basic MPRE application deadlines below, but please check the…

Information Regarding Graduation and Bar Certification

Congratulations on completing your final semester! We understand that this can be an anxious season for you. Therefore, we are providing some basic information regarding grade due dates, graduation and bar certification. We want to assure you that this office—as…

OGA Farewell Open House

We will host an open house in our suite, Furman Hall Room 340, on Tuesday, May 20, 2:00-4:30 p.m. for anyone with last-minute questions and for those who want to stop by and say goodbye. We’ll have some cookies and…

Barristers’ Ball LLM Subsidy

If you are unable to attend Barrister’s Ball due to financial hardship, please come to OGA to discuss as we may be able to offer some assistance.

May 6: Deadline to Drop a Spring 2014 Class

The deadline for upper-year students to drop a spring 2014 class is 4:45 pm on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. Important items: Submit add/drop form to your program office by the deadline. Dropping to below 12 credits (full-time students)? Complete the…

Spring 2014 Exam Schedules and Final Exam Guide

The exam period begins on Friday, May 9, 2014. First-year exams begin on Monday, May 12. 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…

International Law “Twilight Session”, hosted by the International Legal Studies LLM Specialization Committee

Join the International Legal Studies LLM Specialization Committee on Wednesday, April 30, from 6:30pm to 7:30pm in Furman Hall Room 318 for an informal discussion with Visiting Doctoral Researcher in the JSD program, Anne Dienelt, who will be speaking about her paper, “After the War is Before…

August Teaching Assistant Opportunities – apply by 4/30

There are several teaching assistant positions available for classes offered during the summer. If you are interested in applying for one of these opportunities please send your resume to jesus.ballivian@nyu.edu by Wednesday, April 30.  Introduction to US Law The Graduate Lawyering…

URGENT: Approaching April 30th NY Bar Application Deadline

Dear 3Ls & Full-time LLMs,   Today is April 23th and you have 7 days to apply for the July 2014 New York State Bar Exam  If you are interested in taking the July 2014 New York State Bar Exam,…

Graduate Lawyering – Individual Writing & Study Skills Sessions with Professor Karen Ross

Karen Ross, a member of the Graduate Lawyering faculty, is available for individual 20-minute appointments every Wednesday from 10-11 a.m. (Furman Hall Room 330) or 2-3 p.m. (Vanderbilt Hall Room 109). Appointments are recommended and receive priority, but walk-ins are…

English Conversation Groups for LLM students with Graduate Lawyering Professor Karen Ross

Please join Professor Karen Ross for weekly informal group meetings focused on improving English conversation skills. Meetings take place every Wednesday while classes are in session as follows: 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.               Furman Hall Room 330 3-4 p.m.                               Vanderbilt…

Results of Exam Postponements/Accommodations Requests Will Be Made Available on Wednesday, April 23 at 12:00 Noon via ExamReporter

Please note that the deadline to submit a request was March 31, 2014. Students who timely submitted a request will be able to view the results of their request beginning at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 via ExamReporter.…

April 30th: Bar Admission Discussion on Completing the Character and Fitness Process

On Wednesday, April 30th, the Office of Records & Registration is sponsoring a meeting to provide you with some insight into the process of being admitted to the practice of law in New York State (other jurisdictions may be discussed,…

Congratulations to our 2013-14 IFD Fellows!

We would like to congratulate the 14 recipients of this year’s International Finance and Development (IFD) Fellowship. To learn more about their backgrounds and where they’ll be spending their summer, please click here.

Admitted Students Want to Talk to You!

Tuesday, April 8 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. Furman Hall C-04 We will be holding an online chat for all admitted students on Tuesday, April 8 to provide admitted students with a forum to speak with current students. During the chat…

Basketball Game at Barclays: Nets v Atlanta

Friday, April 11 Barclays Center 620 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 7:30 p.m. Tickets $15* at OGA and Mercer Residential Life Office Don’t miss the chance to experience a basketball game before leaving the US, and to see “NYU Law” on…

July 2014 Bar Exam Certification

Dear 3L & Full-time L.L.Ms: The Office of Records and Registration is now accepting requests for bar exam certification for the July 2014 Bar Exam. A timely submission of bar exam certification paperwork is important to ensure that your certification…

Information about the July 2014 Virginia Bar Exam

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE JULY 2014 VIRGINIA BAR EXAMINATION The Roanoke area will be hosting a large softball tournament at the same time the July Virginia bar examination is being administered in Roanoke. Hotel rooms are available, but will be…

Spring 2014 Exam Guide

The Spring 2014 Exam Guide has been posted at Exam Information.  This guide contains important information regarding your Law School exams, including the Exam4 software for in-class exams.  Please read this guide thoroughly and keep the file for future reference. The…

Committee rapporteurs sought for the ASIL-ILA biennial meeting in Washington, DC, April 7-12

There are opportunities for NYU Law students who might like to take part as committee rapporteurs at the ASIL-ILA biennial meeting, April 7-12, at the International Trade Center in Washington, DC. You will get some first-hand experience in the debates…

Public Interest Graduation Awards for JDs and LLMs!

PILC is currently accepting nominations for our Public Interest Graduation Awards: Eric Dean Bender Prize: For a third-year JD student who has demonstrated a working commitment to a public service-oriented cause or project outside of and separate from any Law…

Deadline to Submit Request for Exam Postponements/Accommodations: March 31, 2014

The deadline to request exam postponements/accommodations for spring 2014 is Monday, March 31. For detailed information, see http://blogs.law.nyu.edu/docket/academic-services/spring-2014-exam-postponementaccommodation-requests-available-march-14-march-31-2014-except-executive-llm-tax-students/12375/.

International Law “Twilight Session”, hosted by the International Legal Studies LLM Specialization Committee

Wednesday, March 26 6:00-7:00 p.m. Furman Hall Room 324 Join the International Legal Studies LLM Specialization Committee for an informal discussion with LLM candidate Alvin Cheung, who will be speaking about his paper, ”Road to Nowhere: Hong Kong’s Democratization and China’s Obligations…

Graduate Lawyering: Individual Writing & Study Skills Sessions and Conversation Groups

Graduate Lawyering Professor Karen Ross, invites you to participate in individualized writing and study skills sessions, and conversation groups. Every Wednesday at: 10:00-11:00 a.m.            – FH 330 – Individual Writing and Study Skills Sessions* 11:00a.m.-12:00…

Spring 2014 Exam Postponement/Accommodation Requests – Available March 14 – March 31, 2014 (Except Executive LLM Tax Students)

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 smooth exam period, starting now. 1. Spring 2104…