Transfer Enrollment Checklist Important Dates

Stay on top of important dates and deadlines to finalize enrollment.

Depending on your enrollment date, you may need to complete some items more immediately. Use this guide to assist with your on-boarding.

Your first step: formally enrolling at Columbia Law School.

You cannot complete any checklist items, pre-register for courses, or register for Early Interview Program until you have enrolled.

To secure the space that has been reserved for you in the 2022–2023 Transfer Class, you must submit a $600 nonrefundable deposit.

Online Enrollment Form
Complete the Online Enrollment Form and make a payment by credit card (recommended).

July 15

  • Open enrollment for insurance begins

    All students are required to carry health insurance while enrolled at Columbia University.

    International students are required to carry the University Student insurance policy.

July 18–August 1

  • Pre-Registration opens via LawNet at 12 p.m. EDT. You must deposit before you pre-register.

July 26

  • Transfer Orientation

August 1

  • Pre-Registration closes via LawNet at 12 p.m. EDT.

August 11

August 22

September 6

  • First day of full-semester classes for upper-year and LL.M. classes at the Law School. For the First day of full-semester classes for courses at other divisions of the University, see the Columbia Academic Calendar.

September 30