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Admitted Students Dates and Deadlines

Pay close attention to these dates and deadlines to be ready to join us as a member of the Class of 2026.

February 15

Deadline for Columbia Law School Need-Based Grant and Loan Applications to be submitted to the Financial Aid Office

February 20

Mondays at Columbia

March 1-2

Admitted Student Program

March 13-17 Spring Break (no classes held)
March 15 Columbia Residential application opens

March 16

Deadline to apply for Weil Legal Innovators Fellowship

March 28 Perspectives (hosted by members of the Black Law Students Association, Latinx Law Students Association, and Native American Law Students Association)
March 29-30 Admitted Student Program

April 17

Mondays at Columbia

April 26 Last Day of Law School Classes

May 1

Deadline to submit enrollment decision

May 1

Deadline to submit Columbia Residential application for housing

May 15

Application deadline for loan borrowers

June 1

Deadline to submit written request for deferral to the Office of Admissions

June 15

Deadline to submit Dean's Certification(s) to the Office of Admissions

June 20 Deadline to submit application for Max Berger '71 Public Interest/Public Service (PI/PS) Fellows Program
June 23 Deadline to apply for Tony Patiño Fellowship

July 1

Deadline to submit written request for a $150 tuition deposit refund, if withdrawing acceptance

July 1

Deadline for international grant recipients to submit approved loan and visa documentation to the Financial Aid Office


Deadline to submit medical documentation to the Health Services Office

By end of July

Columbia University’s Student Financial Services to finalize 2023–2024 cost of attendance, as well as deadlines and options for submitting payment

August 1

Deadline to submit final, official academic transcript(s) to the Office of Admissions