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 Class of 2023, you must submit a $600 nonrefundable deposit.

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

July 14

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

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 28

  • Transfer Orientation

July 30

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

August 2

  • Deadline to submit your Covid-19 Vaccination Documentation
    • If you intend on accessing on campus before August 2 to print resumes, meet with a counselor, attend in-person events, etc., we suggest you complete this requirement by July 28.

August 16

August 23

September 8

  • First day of full-semester classes for upper-year and LL.M. classes at the Law School

September 9

  • First day of full-semester classes for courses at other divisions of the University

September 30