Course-Related Deadline Dates

Course Selection Dates (2023-2024)

Revised: March 20, 2023


  • All times are Eastern Standard Time and are subject to change.
  • Due to the high volume of activity, the server may be slow on some dates. Please be patient.
  • This is NOT a first-come first-served course selection process.

Tuesday, July 4, 2023 by 5:00 pm


Thursday, July 6, 2023 at 5:00 pm

 Thursday, July 13, 2023 at 12:30 pm






Thursday, July 27, 2023 by 5:00 pm 


Monday, July 31, 2023 at 12:30 pm





 Monday, September 18, 2023 at 10:00 am

Course listing available on law school website (view only).

Pre-allocation course selection opens in Course Match (Cognomos).

Final submission of pre-allocation course selection (no exceptions)

Students who fail to meet this deadline will:

  • be excluded from the allocation,
  • forfeit their preferences, 
  • select courses after course selection re-opens, and as courses become available through the add/drop process.

Allocation results posted. Waitlists established from initial allocation results posted.

First come/first served add/drop opens to accept student requests. (Note that a second allocation will not be made for the first few days, and all requests will be processed on second allocation date.)

Second allocation will process add/drop requests.  After this allocation first-come/first-served add/ drop begins.

Add/Drop closes for First Term & Yearlong Courses.

Note: Once waitlists are established, students may add and drop courses until the end of the add/drop period in the relevant term (see below).

Other Notable Deadlines

First Term (Fall, 2022)

September 14, 2022 10:00 a.m.Directed Research proposals and Supervised Upper Year Research Paper proposals (first term/full year projects) due in Records Office.
September 21, 2022, 10:00 a.m.Add/Drop deadline:  first term and full year courses.
December 19, 2022, 10:00 a.m.First term deadline for all written work.

Second Term (Winter, 2023)

January 16, 2023, 10:00 a.m.Directed Research proposals, Supervised Upper Year Research Paper proposals (second term projects), and Competitive Mooting Graded Credit Request forms due in Records Office.
January 24, 2023, 10:00 a.m.Add/Drop deadline for second term courses
April 27, 2023, 10:00 a.m.Second term deadline for all written work.