PLEASE NOTE: Members of Team Admissions & Aid are working a hybrid schedule.   At this time, all prospective student advising is being done via Zoom or phone. The best way to reach a member of Team Admissions and Aid is to e-mail either or Please allow 48-72 hours for response although during the week, the team responds within 24 hours.

Updated: 6/1/2022

Important Dates and Deadlines

These dates are for applicants for 1L admission to the Fall 2022 entering class (JD class of 2025). If you are interested in Transfer or Visiting admissions, please refer to their respective pages. 

Prospective Students

Deadline Date Deadline 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 - Class of 2025

For a more thorough list of dates and deadlines for Admitted Students, please visit the Admitted Students page (which will be available in January). 

Deadline Date Deadline Description
January 14, 2022
February 2, 2022 Priority Filing Date for FAFSA Application
March 1, 2022 Online Housing Application Available
April 15, 2022
  •  Regular Decision non-refundable SIR Deposit begins to be due (this will become rolling for later admits; refer to the dates provided with your admission)
  • Early Decision non-refundable second seat deposit due
May 1, 2022 Deadline to Apply for Guaranteed Housing. It is crucial to submit your SIR Deposit 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
August 15, 2022 Deadline to Pay Fall Tuition and Fees (without Late Fees)
August 15-19, 2022 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. 


Last Updated 5/26/2022