Records and Registration

2014-2015 Registration Calendar

Please note these important dates and deadlines for accomplishing registration-related tasks. Use ABRA, the Law School's web-based registration system.

Date Event
Before June 9 All previous arrears, including summer housing, must be cleared in order to participate in the registration bidding system (ABRA) for 2014-2015.
June 9 by 10:00 am Blocks will be added for arrears not cleared.
June 18 at 1:30 pm ABRA available to register requests for Fall 2014/Spring 2015 Bidding Cycle #1.
July 7 by 5:00 pm Deadline to submit permissions or waivers (including waivers of prerequisites taken at other law schools) for Fall and Spring. Bids for applicable courses will not be accepted without waiver, permission or satisfied pre/corequisite.
July 14 at 9:30 am Last day to register requests for Fall 2014/Spring 2015 Bidding Cycle #1.
July 14 Fall 2014/Spring 2015 Bidding Cycle #1 is run.
July 21 at 1:30 pm Results of Bidding Cycle #1 are available on ABRA.
July 21 at 1:30 pm Register requests for Fall 2014/Spring 2015 Bidding Cycle #2 via ABRA.
July 23 at 9:30 am Last day to register requests for Fall 2014/Spring 2015 Bidding Cycle #2.
July 23 Fall 2014/Spring 2015 Bidding Cycle #2 is run.
July 25 at 1:30 pm Results of Bidding Cycle #2 are available on ABRA.
July 25 at 1:30 pm Register requests for Fall 2014/Spring 2015 Add/Drop Cycle #1 via ABRA.
July 28 at 9:30 am Last day to register requests for Fall 2014/Spring 2015 Add/Drop Cycle #1.
July 28 Fall 2014/Spring 2015 Add/Drop Cycle #1 is run.
July 30 at 1:30 pm Results of Add/Drop Cycle #1 are available on ABRA. 
July 30 at 1:30 pm Register requests for Fall 2014/Spring 2015 Add/Drop Cycle #2 via ABRA
August 1 at 9:30 am Last day to register requests for Fall 2014/Spring 2015 Add/Drop Cycle #2
August 1 Fall 2014/Spring 2015 Add/Drop Cycle #2 is run.
August 5 Corequisites and prerequisites are checked for fall and spring courses won to date. Students not in compliance are dropped. 
August 5 at 1:30 pm Results of Add/Drop #2 are available on ABRA. (Students can see results in ABRA until August 6th at 11:59 am)
August 6 at noon - August 8 at 5:59 pm ABRA is closed to all students.
August 11 at 1:00 pm Transfer students only: Deadline to submit permissions or waivers (including waivers of prerequisites taken at other law schools) for Fall and Spring. Bids for applicable courses will not be accepted without waiver, permission or satisfied pre/corequisite.
August 11 at 1:30 pm - August 13 at 9:30 am Transfer students only: ABRA available to register requests for Fall & Spring Transfer Bidding Cycle.
August 13 Transfer Student Bidding Cycle is run.
August 13  at 6:00 pm Results of Transfer Bidding Cycle are on ABRA.
August 13 at 6:00 pm - August 15 at 9:30 am Transfer students only: ABRA available to register requests for Fall & Spring Transfer Add/Drop#1.
August 15 Transfer Student Add/Drop #1 is run.
August 18 at 9:30 am Results of Transfer Add/Drop #1 are available on ABRA.
August 18 at 9:30 am - August 19 at 9:30 am Transfer students only: ABRA available to register requests for Fall & Spring Transfer Add/Drop #2.
August 19 Transfer Student Add/Drop #2 is run.
August 19 at 6:00 pm Results of Transfer Add/Drop #2 are available on ABRA. (Students can see results in ABRA until August 20th at 9:29 am.)
August 20 at 9:30 am - August 22 at 1:29 pm The system is not available for placing bids at this time.
August 22 at 1:30 pm - September 4 at 9:30 am DAILY add/drop cycles for fall & spring. The Daily Cycles are not live. Each day during the daily cycle, students may enter add/drop bids from 1:30 pm through 9:30 am the next day. The results from the bids processed at 9:30 am will be posted each day at 1:30 pm. (ABRA available to all eligible students, except JD 1Ls).
August 29 - September 4 Corequisites and prerequisites are checked daily for fall and spring courses. Students not in compliance are dropped.
September 2 Last day to submit work from prior semesters for students graduating in September 2014.
September 2 Last day to add a Stern Fall 2014 day course.
September 3 at 1:30 pm - September 4 at 9:30 am Last day to add/drop courses on ABRA for Fall 2014 and Spring 2015.
September 5 at 10:00 am - December 5 at 11:59 pm Credit/Fail Option available for Fall 2014 via Albert (JD students only).
September 9 Last day to add an online course (LL.M only).
September 10 Last day to add a Fall 2014 graduate-level non-Law course (except for Stern courses).
September 10 Last day to submit requests for Fall 2014 (College of Arts and Science) language course.
September 17 Last day to add a Stern Fall 2014 evening course.
September 30 Last day to add Directed Research and Writing Credit for Fall 2014.
October 3 Deadline to apply for January 2015 graduation via Albert.
October 20 at 1:30 pm - October  30 at 9:30 am JD 1L students register for Spring 2015 elective courses via ABRA.
October 20 at 1:30 pm - October 22 at 9:30 am JD 1L Bidding Cycle: ABRA available to register requests for Spring 2015 electives.
October 24 at 1:30 pm Results of JD 1L Bidding Cycle are available on ABRA.
October 24 at 1:30 pm - October 30 at 9:30 am JD 1L Daily Add/Drop cycles. The Daily Cycles are not live. Each day during the daily cycle, students may enter add/drop bids from 1:30 pm through 9:30 am the next day. The results from the bids processed at 9:30 am will be posted each day at 1:30 pm.
October 31 Last day to pay arrears.
October 31 at 1:30 pm - November 5 at 9:30 am Spring 2015 November Add/Drop #1. Add/drop is available for a six-day period. Requests will be processed on November 5 at 9:30 am. (ABRA available to all eligible students, including JD 1Ls.)
November 7 at 1:30 pm Results of Spring 2015 November Add/Drop #1 are available on ABRA.
November 7 at 1:30 pm - November 12 at 9:30 am Spring 2015 November Add/Drop #2. Add/drop is available for a six-day period. Requests will be processed on November 12 at 9:30 am. (ABRA available to all eligible students, including JD 1Ls.)
November TBD Requests for Spring 2015 (College of Arts & Sciences) language courses accepted.
November TBD Requests for Spring 2015 non-law graduate level courses accepted (except for Stern courses).
November 14 at 1:30 pm Results of Spring 2015 November Add/Drop #2 are available on ABRA.
November 14 at 1:30 pm - December 1 at 9:30 am Spring 2015 November Add/Drop #3. Add/drop is available for a seventeen-day period. Requests will be processed on December 1 at 9:30 am. (ABRA available to all eligible students, including JD 1Ls.)
December 3 at 1:30 pm Results of Spring 2015 November Add/Drop #3 are available on ABRA.
December 3 at 1:30 pm  - January 5 at 9:30 am Spring 2015 December Add/Drop #4. Add/drop is available for a month. Requests will be processed on January 5 at 9:30 am.  (ABRA available to all eligible students, including JD 1Ls.)
December TBA Requests for Spring 2015 law courses by non-law students accepted.
December 5 Last day to drop Fall 2014 courses.
Last day of Fall 2014 classes.
 
January 5 Last day to submit work from prior semesters for students graduating in January 2015.
 
January 7 at 1:30 pm Results of Spring 2015 December Add/Drop #4 are available on ABRA.
January 7 at 1:30 pm - January 28 at 9:30 am Daily add/drop cycles for Spring 2015 classes. The Daily Cycles are not live. Each day during the daily cycle, students may enter add/drop bids from 1:30 pm through 9:30 am the next day. The results from the bids processed at 9:30 am will be posted each day at 1:30 pm.
January 28 at 9:30 am Last day to add/drop courses on ABRA for Spring 2015.
January 29 - May 5 Credit/Fail Option available for Spring 2015 via Albert (JD students only).
February TBD Last day to add a Stern Spring 2015 day course.
February TBD Last day to add a Spring 2015 graduate level non-law course (except for Stern course).
February TBD Last day to submit requests for Spring 2015 (College of Arts and Science) language course.
February TBD Last day to apply for May 2015 graduation via Albert.
February TBD Last day to add a Stern Spring 2015 evening course.
February 10 Last day to add Directed Research and Writing Credit for Spring 2015.
February 12 Last day to add a Spring 2015 online course (LLMs only).
February TBD January graduating students must satisfy all financial obligations to the law school in order to graduate and be certified to sit for the bar exam by this date.
March 15 Deadline for GRADUATING STUDENTS WITH EXTENUATING CIRCUMSTANCES to add a Directed Research with the permission of their program office. After this date, permission of the Vice Dean is required. (This date is not applicable to continuing students.)
May 1 Last day to submit work from prior semesters for students graduating in May 2015.
May 5 Last day to drop Spring 2015 courses.
Last day of Spring 2015 classses.
May 18 Last day to submit work for Spring 2015 semester.
June TBD May graduating students must satisfy all financial obligations to the Law School in order to graduate and be certified to sit for the bar exam by this date.