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First Year Application Checklist

Checklist for First Year J.D. Applicants

Required Application Materials Deadline
__ A completed Application for Admission, including a personal statement and response to the essay question (submitted through LSAC) March 15
__ A non-refundable application fee of $35 or an authorized fee waiver. The application fee is waived for applicants who apply on-line through LSAC by February 15. The application fee is non-refundable.
March 15
__ A current LSAT score (submitted through LSAC Credential Assembly Service) March 15*
__ Two recommendation letters, including one academic or employer recommendation (submitted through LSAC Credential Assembly Service) March 15*
__ A transcript of all courses attempted at each college and graduate school attended (submitted through LSAC Credential Assembly Service) March 15*
__ A completed Declaration of Residency form (D.C. residents only) March 15
 

*Applications are not reviewed until all required materials have been received. Applicants should complete their applications no later than June 30th.


Required Financial Aid Materials** Deadline
__ Free Application for Federal Student Assistance (FAFSA) submitted to federal processor (School Code B08083)
March 31
(Late Admits: Within 2 weeks of acceptance)
__ UDC-DCSL Financial Aid Application submitted to UDC-DCSL (all financial aid applicants)
__ Title IV Release for Non-Institutional Charges Form submitted to UDC-DCSL (all financial aid applicants)

Optional Financial Aid Materials** Deadline
__ Graduate PLUS Loan Application online at www.studentloans.gov (only if you are interested in a Grad PLUS Loan) Anytime after completing the FAFSA
__ Need-Based Scholarship Application submitted to UDC-DCSL (only if you can demonstrate financial need) July 1
__ No application is required for Incoming Merit Scholarships or Legal Scholar Awards; awards are based on the information in the application for admission. For qualified applicants, the Advocate for Justice Scholarship application should be submitted with the application for admission or as soon as practicable thereafter.  
 

**See the Applying for Financial Aid for details about required and optional financial aid materials.

 

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