Records and Registration

2021-2022 Registration Calendar

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

Permissions and Waivers Requests
Please adhere to the deadlines to submit permissions or waivers (including waivers of prerequisites taken at other law schools). Waiver Requests must be submitted with sufficient advance notice to be approved before the end of the bidding cycle. Bids for applicable courses will not be accepted without waiver, permission, or satisfied requisites. Some Waivers must be approved before you may place a bid.

Note on Daily Cycles
Each BUSINESS DAY during the daily cycle, students may enter bids from 1:30 pm through 9:30 am the next BUSINESS DAY. (During weekends and holidays COURSES will be open to accept bids but bids will NOT be processed until the next business day at 9:30am.) The results from the bids processed at 9:30 am will be posted each BUSINESS DAY at 1:30 pm.

All times are based on Eastern Standard Time (EST)

Date Event
June 21 at 1:30 pm - June 30 at 9:30 am Fall 2021 Cycle: COURSES SITE available to register bids on June 21 at 1:30 pm and closes on June 30 at 9:30 am. Waivers and permissions must be submitted by June 28 by 5 pm. Results will be published on July 9 at 1:30 pm.
July 14 at 1:30 pm - July 21 at 9:30 am Fall 2021 Daily Cycles #1
July 19 Requisites are checked for courses won to date. Students not in compliance are dropped. 
July 29 at 4:30 pm – July 30 at 9:30 am Transfers and Visitors Cycle: COURSES SITE available to register bids on July 29 at 4:30 pm and closes on July 30 at 9:30 am. Waivers and permissions must be submitted by July 29 at 1:30 pm. Results will be published on August 2 at 1:30 pm.
*Transfer and Visiting students only
August 4 at 1:30 pm -August 6 at 9:30am Fall 2021 Daily Cycle #2
*All upper class students including Transfers and Visitors
August 11 at 1:30 pm -August 18 at 9:30 am Spring 2022 Cycle: COURSES SITE available to accept bids for Spring 2022 Cycle # 1 on August 11 at 1:30 pm and closes August 18 at 9:30 am. Permissions and waivers must be submitted by August 17 at 5pm. Results will be published on August 25 at 1:30 pm.
*All upper class students
August 19 at 1:30 pm – August 24 at 9:30 am 1Ls can register bids for Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 Reading Groups at https://its.law.nyu.edu/classregistration on August 19 at 1:30 pm. Registration closes on August 24 at 9:30 am. Results will be published on August 27 by 4:00pm.
August 25 at 1:30 pm -September 9 at 9:30 am Fall 2021 Daily Cycles #3
Through September 9 Requisites are checked daily for fall 2021 courses. Students not in compliance are dropped.
September 1 Last day to submit work from prior semesters for students graduating in September 2021.
September TBA Last day to add a Stern Fall 2021 course; please see: http://www.stern.nyu.edu/portal-partners/registrar/course-information/last-day-add/schedules?tm=2017F_last_day
September 8 at 1:30 pm - September 9 at 9:30 am  Last day to add courses for Fall 2021.
September 13 at 10:00 am - December 3 at 11:59 pm Credit/Fail Option available for Fall 2021 via Albert (JD students only).
September 17 Last day to add an online course (LL.M. only).
September TBA •    Last day to add a Fall 2021 graduate-level non-Law course (except for Stern courses).  
•    Last day to submit requests for Fall 2021 (College of Arts and Science) language course
See: http://www.nyu.edu/registrar/calendars/university-academic-calendar.html 

NOTE: The deadlines posted are the dates by which the University Registrar must receive the registration request. Students should build in 2-4 business days to submit the form to the Office of Academic Services.
September 22 at 1:30 pm - September 24 at 9:30 am JD 1L Elective Cycle: COURSES SITE available to register bids for Spring 2022 electives. Registration opens on September 22 at 1:30 pm and closes on September 24 at 9:30 am. Results will be published on September 29 at 1:30 pm.
September 29 at 1:30 pm -October 5 at 9:30 am JD 1L Elective DAILY Cycles: The Daily Cycles are not live.  Each day during the daily cycle, students may enter 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 4 Last day to add Directed Research and Writing Credit for Fall 2021.
October 13 Requisites are checked for courses won to date. Students not in compliance are dropped.
October 18 Last day to pay arrears.
October 13 at 1:30 pm -October 21 at 9:30 am Spring 2022 Daily Cycle #1
(COURSES SITE available to all eligible students, including JD 1L).
Through October 21 Requisites are checked for Spring 2022 courses won to date. Students not in compliance are dropped.
December 2 Requests for Spring 2022 law courses by non-law students accepted.
December  3 Last day to drop Fall 2021 courses.
Last day of Fall 2021 classes.
January 4 Last day to submit work from prior semesters for students graduating in January 2021.
January 10 at 1:30 pm -January 26 at 9:30 am SPRING 2022 Daily Cycles #2
 
January 11- January 26 Requisites are checked daily for Spring 2022 courses. Students not in compliance are dropped.  
January 25 at 1:30 pm – January 26 at 9:30 am  Last day to add courses for Spring 2022.
January 27 at 10 am – April 26 at 11:59 pm Credit/Fail Option available for Spring 2022 via Albert (J.D. students only).
February  Last day to add a Stern Spring 2022 course:  See: http://www.stern.nyu.edu/portal-partners/registrar/course-information/last-day-add/schedules?tm=2018S_last_day
February  •    Last day to add a Spring 2022 graduate-level non-Law course (except for Stern courses).  
•    Last day to submit requests for Spring 2022 (College of Arts and Science) language course
See: http://www.nyu.edu/registrar/calendars/university-academic-calendar.html

NOTE: The deadlines posted are the dates by which the University Registrar must receive the registration request. Students should build in 2-4 business days to submit the form to the Office of Academic Services.
February 15 Last day to add Directed Research and Writing Credit for Spring 2022.
February  11 Last day to add a Spring 2022 tax online course (LL.M’s only).
February TBA 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.)
April 26 Last day to drop Spring 2022 courses. 
Last day of Spring 2022 classes.
April 29 Last day to submit work from prior semesters for students graduating in May 2022.
May 12 Last day to submit work for Spring 2022 semester.
June TBA 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.
August 16 Last day of Summer 2022 Classes all sessions