At this time, our physical offices are open but Team Admissions and Aid is working both in the office and from home. The best way to reach a member of the Admissions Team is begin by emailing admissions@law.uci.edu. A team member will then personally respond to you. 

If you have any financial aid or scholarship questions, e-mail finaid@law.uci.edu. Please allow 48-72 hours for response.

Class of 2025 Important Dates and Deadlines

Prospective Students

Deadline DateDeadline Description
September 1, 2021

• Applications Available for Fall 2022 JD Admission

• First Day to Submit Application for Fall 2022 JD Admission

October 2021 LSAT 

LSAT Exam Days (Last accepted score for Early Decision)

November 2021 LSAT  LSAT Exam Days
November 15, 2021 Binding Early Decision Applications due & complete
January 2022 LSAT LSAT Exam Days
February 2022 LSAT LSAT Exam Days
March 2022 LSAT

LSAT Exam Days (Last accepted score for first-time takers)

March 15, 2022 Deadline to submit application for Fall 2022 JD Admission

Admitted Students

For a more thorough list of dates and deadlines for Admitted Students, please visit the Admitted Students page. 

Deadline DateDeadline Description
January 14, 2022

Binding Early Decision SIR and non-refundable first seat deposit due

February 2, 2022 Priority Filing Date for FAFSA Application
March 1, 2022 Online Housing Application Available
April 15, 2022

• Regular Decision SIR and non-refundable first seat deposit begins to be due (this will become rolling for later admits; refer to the dates provided with your admission)

• Binding Early Decision non-refundable second seat deposit due

May 1, 2022 Deadline to Apply for Guaranteed Housing. It is crucial to submit your SIR at least 48 hours before the housing application deadline to allow time for Housing to receive your SIR record.
July 6, 2022 Priority Filing Date for Online Statement of Legal Residence
TBD Deadline to Pay Fall Tuition and Fees (without Late Fees)
TBD Mandatory New Student Orientation
August 22, 2022

First Day of Instruction

Some or all instruction for all or part of the Academic Year 2022-2023 may be delivered remotely.  Tuition and fees have been set regardless of the method of instruction and will not be refunded in the event instruction occurs remotely for any part of the Academic Year.  Figures for tuition and fees represent currently approved or proposed amounts and may not be final.  Actual tuition and fees are subject to change by the University of California as determined to be necessary or appropriate.  Final approved tuition and fee levels may differ from the amounts presented.