Fall 2020 Cycle #2: Important Information

You are now able to submit bids for Fall 2020 Cycle #2. Please remember that Fall 2020 Cycle #2 will end on Wednesday, July 15 at 9:30 a.m New York Time. Results for Fall 2020 Cycle #2 will be available […]

COURSES Fall 2020 Cycle #1 Deadline is Wednesday, July 8 at 9:30 am

Bids may be entered into COURSES for Fall 2020 Cycle #1 until 9:30 am [New York time] on Wednesday, July 8. The results of Fall 2020 Cycle #1 will be available in COURSES beginning at 1:30 pm on Friday, July […]

Spring 2020 Course and Faculty Evaluations

Spring 2020 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.

Bidding on Constitutional Law, Property, Professional Responsibility, and Experiential Learning Classes for 2020-2021

We want to ensure that graduating students are able to register for classes which are required for their degree and/or the New York Bar Exam. Bidding Cycle #1 for both fall 2020 and spring 2021 will be the best opportunity for graduating […]

Requirements for the JD Degree

As you are preparing for your 3L year, I wanted to call to your attention the requirements for the JD degree. Students must complete the following in order to graduate:  A minimum of 83 credits. Please note that if you […]

Spring 2020 Exam Postponement/Accommodation Requests – Available March 27-April 10 (not applicable to Executive LL.M. Tax and MSL 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 smooth […]

Free Electronic Textbook for the Spring 2020 Semester

I hope you are all doing well and taking care of yourselves. We realize that some of you may not have access to your textbooks when classes begin on March 23rd. The bookstore has partnered with several publishers to provide […]

Legislative Monday on Thursday, February 20, 2020 and Offices Closing Early on Friday, February 14, 2020

The University (and all Law School offices) will be closed from Friday, February 14 at 4:00 p.m. through Monday, February 17, 2020. The University (and all Law School offices) will re-open on Tuesday, February 18 at 9:00 am. All Law […]

Feb. 24 – Deadline for Exam Postponement/Accommodation Request – Spring 2020 Mid-Term and Seven Week Final Exams


Fall 2019 Grades

We thought it would be helpful for you to be aware of the deadlines for submission of fall 2019 grades. The deadlines are listed below. They also can be found on our Academics Policies Guide web site. Fall 2019 grades […]

Spring 2020 Daily Cycles Open Friday, January 10 at 1:30 pm

COURSES will open for the Spring 2020 Daily Cycles Friday, January 10 at 1:30 pm. Please keep in mind that the daily cycles are not live. Each day during the daily cycle, students may enter add/drop bids from 1:30 pm […]

Start of Classes Checklist and Reminders

Welcome back for the spring 2020 semester. This is just a reminder that classes begin Wednesday, January 15. Spring 2020 daily cycles in COURSES will begin on Friday, January 10 at 1:30 pm. Bids may be entered (or changed) each day […]

Columbia/NYU Exchange Program – Spring 2020

On Friday, December 20, 2019 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 […]

Exam Period Begins on Monday, December 9

The semester is drawing to a close and we hope that you had a wonderful semester. Now it is on to exams. Upper-class exams begin on Monday, December 9 and first-year exams begin on Wednesday, December 11. Here is a […]

December 6: Deadline to Drop a Course without a WD

The deadline for upper-year students to drop a fall 2019 class is 4:45 pm New York time on Friday, December 6. Important items: Submit add/drop form to your program office by the deadline. Dropping to below 12 credits (3Ls and […]

Friday, Dec. 6: Deadline to Elect JD Credit/Fail Option

Friday, December 6 at 11:59 pm New York time is the deadline to select the Credit/Fail Option for applicable classes. You may elect to register for a total of two courses on a Credit/Fail basis during your final four semesters […]

December 5: Exam Compliance Deadline

Exams Compliance deadline is Thursday, December 5th at 11:59a.m. All students taking exams must: Download and install the latest version of Exam4. Complete a Practice Exam Final. Submit electronically. Check ExamReporter for Compliance status. E-mail or visit Helpdesk immediately with […]

1L Fall 2019 Examination Schedule

As we look forward to the Thanksgiving holiday and break, we also are approaching the fall 2019 exam period. The exam period for this semester begins on Monday, December 9 and ends on Thursday, December 19. First-year students have December […]

November 25: Spring 2020 Cycle #2 Ends at 9:30 am New York Time / Spring 2020 Daily Cycles

This is a quick reminder that Spring 2020 Cycle #2 will end on Monday, November 25 at 9:30 am New York Time. The results of this cycle will be available in COURSES on Tuesday, December 3 at 1:30 pm. Also on […]

Reminder: Check That You Are on Track to Graduate – JD Degree Requirements

As Spring 2020 add/drop comes to a close (Monday, November 25 at 9:30 am New York time), I (Michelle Kirkland) wanted to remind you of the J.D. degree requirements. Please check your record and confirm that you are on track […]

November 25: Deadline to Register with the Moses Center for Exam Accommodations

The Fall 2019 deadline to register for exam accommodations with the Moses Center is Monday, November 25, 2019. If you feel that you will require accommodations for exams, we strongly encourage you to make an appointment with Rochelle Mills from […]

Fall 2019 Exam Postponement/Accommodation Requests – Available Nov. 6 at 5:00 pm–Nov. 13 (not applicable to Executive LLM Tax students and MSL students)

While exams are still several weeks away, 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 […]

Spring 2020 Cycle #2 Begins on Friday, November 8 at 1:30 pm

Beginning at 1:30 pm on Friday, November 8, you will be able to submit bids for Spring 2020 Cycle #2. This is an opportunity for you to make changes to your spring 2020 schedule. This bidding cycle will end on […]

Tuesday, October 22 at 1:30 pm: 1L Elective Cycle Results Available and JD 1L Elective Daily Cycles Begin

Your COURSES 1L Elective Cycle results will be available beginning at 1:30 pm on Tuesday, October 22. To see the results, log onto Use your NetID and password to gain access. Under “Registrations” you will see the list of classes […]

1Ls: Drop-in Hours in Academic Services on Wednesday, October 16 and Thursday, October 17

The Office of Academic Services (Furman 400) will have drop-in hours on the following days for 1Ls who would like assistance in bidding on their Spring 2020 1L Elective: Wednesday, October 16, 1:30-2:00 pm  Thursday, October 17, 11:00 am-1:50 pm […]

1Ls: First-Year Spring 2020 Elective Bidding Registration

I hope everything is going well. Here are few helpful hints on 1L elective registration. 1L elective class bidding begins Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 1:30 pm. You must enter your bid(s) in COURSES (the Law School’s registration system – […]

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 without any notation on your transcript is the last day the class meets.  To drop a […]

Oct. 4: Deadline for Exam Postponements and Accommodation Requests for Fall 2019 Mid-Term and Seven Week Final Exams

See the following important information regarding Exam Postponement/Accommodation Requests: 1. EARLY SEVEN WEEK FALL 2019 EXAM SCHEDULE 2. RULES & GUIDELINES GOVERNING THE POSTPONEMENT OF EXAMS 3. REQUESTS FOR POSTPONEMENTS/ACCOMMODATIONS: Deadline October 4 4.  Fall 2019 EXAM ID NUMBER 5. […]

Fall 2019 Deadline to Register for Writing Credit and Directed Research

The fall 2019 deadline to register for a Writing Credit and/or Directed Research is Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 4:45 pm. You must add these classes by completing a paper add form in the appropriate program office. The staff in Academic […]

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 […]