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Registration: Upper Level Full-time and Part-time Students

Welcome to SPRING 2016 ON-LINE Registration for Upper Level Full-Time and Evening students at the David A. Clarke School of Law.

Please read carefully the following instructions and gather all required documents before proceeding to myUDC.




Enrollment in clinic is mandatory for all full and part-time students pursuant to the model schedule, unless you have received permission from Dean Jonathan Smith to defer.  Clinic is offered for matriculating UDC-DCSL students ONLY.


Evening clinic sections are reserved for eligible evening students ONLY, unless permission is otherwise granted.



All students who are enrolled in clinic must apply for Special Admission to the Bar of the D.C. Superior Court of Appeals, regardless of whether the clinic requires court appearances.  The application must be completed by all enrolled clinic students and submitted to Jordana Arias.


Student Practice Application (pdf)

Spring 2016 clinic students will be enrolled into clinic by the Registrar’s Office before on-line registration closes, based on the lottery assignments, which will be sent to students by email.  Please adhere to the following:


* Do not drop clinic from your schedule.  Permission from Dean Morin is required to defer.

* Do not swap clinics without approval.  Both “swappers” must notify Dean Smith and obtain permission from the clinical professors of both clinics.




  • Third and fourth year students/Members of the Class of 2016 may complete on-line registration beginning Tuesday, November 17th beginning at 12:00 AM, and will receive priority until 11:59 on in November 19th.
  •  Other matriculating students may complete on-line Registration beginning Friday, November 20th at 12:00 AM.

ON-LINE REGISTRATION FOR SPRING 2016 WILL CLOSE AT 11:59 PM ON DECEMBER 22, 2015.  If you do not complete on-line registration by the deadline, you must register in person by completing the On-Site & Late Registration Form (pdf) and reporting to the Registrar’s office (Suite 212) on Monday, January 11, 2016, between 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM.

ADD/DROP begins on January 11, 2016 and can’t be done on-line.  Students must complete the Course Change Form, acquire approval, if needed and submit the form to the Registrar’s Office. 

All students should consult the Student Handbook (pdf)for the recommended sequencing for each semester’s course enrollment. All upper level students are encouraged to conduct self-degree audits.  For members of the Class of 2016, a degree audit is MANDATORY prior to registering for the Spring 2016 semester. 

  • Full-time students must take a minimum of 10 and a maximum of 17 credit hours during the semester.  Students enrolled in the Evening Division may take between 7 and 11 credits.  The Associate Dean for Academic Affairs can waive this limit for extenuating circumstances.  For permission to exceed the credits limits, you must submit the Permission to Exceed Term Enrollment Limit (pdf) form to Dean Morin for approval, indicating the additional credits needed.  Submit the approved form to the Registrar's Office. You should register on-line for up to the credit limit, and the Registrar will add your additional course(s).
  • Some courses have limited enrollment. Third and fourth year students will have enrollment preference until 11:59 PM on November 19, 2015.

    If a limited enrollment course closes, you may email the Asst. Registrar ( and ask to be placed on the waitlist. You will be notified if a seat becomes available during the Add/Drop period.
  • Classes not meeting minimum enrollment requirements are subject to cancellation.
  • Please note that course prerequisites noted in the Student Handbook must be successfully completed prior to registering for the subsequent course.
  • Please refer to the Student Handbook regarding auditing courses and registration for Independent Study, Extended and Elective Clinics. Forms will be available on the rack outside of the Registrar’s Office (Suite 212) and on-line. These forms must be completed and returned to the Registrar’s Office by the end of the Add/Drop period.  The Registrar’s Office will enroll students in these courses.
  • You must complete all steps of the registration process, including bill payment, by January 11, 2016, or your course selections are subject to being purged from the system.  If your course selections are cancelled, and you wish to re-select, you must see the Registrar. You will be required to complete the On-Site & Late Registration Form (pdf) and pay the late registration fee ($150). Registration for the Spring 2016 semester ends on January 22, 2016.
  • Please review the Academic Calendar (pdf) for important dates!  




  • Members of the Class of 2016 must enroll in the upper level writing requirements, if the requirements have not been satisfied.  (These entries have no credit value, but will be used to track the completion of these graduation requirements.)  If one or both are already entered on your record, please do not re-enroll.



    Course #



    Clinical Portfolio



    0 cr.

    Seminar & Research Paper



    0 cr.

  • If you are on Law Review, please enroll using the applicable CRN(s) and course number(s), as follows.  (If you are eligible for 2 credits, please enroll in both CRNs.)  For other Law Review credits, please contact the Registrar’s Office.



    Course #



    Law Review



    1 cr.

    Law Review Editorial Board



    1 cr.

  • Upper Level students may “cross enroll” between day and evening courses (except for clinic).  However, preference will be given to part-time/evening students for certain evening sections.
  • Please review the on-line course catalog for course descriptions and special enrollment instructions.



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