Records and Registration

2020-2021 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. ALL TIMES ARE BASED ON NEW YORK TIME.

Last day to submit work from prior semesters for students graduating in September 2020.

 

Date Event
   
   
June 26 at 1:30 pm COURSES SITE available to register requests for Fall 2020 Cycle #1.
July 6 by 5:00 pm Deadline to submit permissions or waivers (including waivers of prerequisites taken at other law schools) for Fall. Bids for applicable courses will not be accepted without waiver, permission, or satisfied requisites.
WEDNESDAY MORNING, July 8 at 9:30 am [NEW YORK TIME] Last day to register requests for Fall 2020 Cycle #1.
WEDNESDAY MORNING, July 8 at 9:30 am [NEW YORK TIME] Fall 2020 Cycle #1 is run.
July 10 at 1:30 pm Results of Fall 2020 Cycle #1 are available on the COURSES SITE.
July 10 at 1:30 pm Register requests for Fall 2020 Cycle #2 via the COURSES SITE.
WEDNESDAY MORNING,
July 15 at 9:30 am
[NEW YORK TIME]
Last day to register requests for Fall 2020 Cycle #2.
WEDNESDAY MORNING,
July 15 at 9:30 am
[NEW YORK TIME]
Fall 2020 Cycle #2 is run.
July 17 at 1:30 pm Results of Fall 2020 Cycle #2 are available on the COURSES SITE.
July 17 Requisites are checked for courses won to date. Students not in compliance are dropped. 
July 17 at 1:30 pm - July 28 at 1:29 pm COURSES SITE available for viewing fall 2020 course schedules only.
July 28 at 1:30 pm Transfer and Visiting students only: Deadline to submit permissions or waivers (including waivers of prerequisites taken at other law schools) for Fall. Bids for applicable courses will not be accepted without waiver, permission, or satisfied requisites.
July 28 at 4:30 pm - July 30 at 9:30 am Transfer and Visiting students only: COURSES SITE available to register requests for Fall 2020 Transfer/Visitor Cycle #1.
THURSDAY MORNING,
July 30 at 9:30 am
[NEW YORK TIME]
Last day to register requests for Fall 2020 Transfer/Visitor Cycle #1.
THURSDAY MORNING,
July 30 at 9:30 am
[NEW YORK TIME]
Fall 2020 Transfer/Visitor Cycle #1 is run.
August 3 at 6:00 pm Results of Fall 2020 Transfer/Visitor Cycle #1 are available on the COURSES SITE.
August 3 at 6:00 pm - August 5 at 1:29 pm COURSES SITE available for viewing Fall 2020 course schedules only.
August 5 at 1:30 pm - August 7 at 9:30 am

Register request for Fall 2020 Cycle # 3 via the COURSES SITE

(ALL upper-class students including Transfers and Visitors)

FRIDAY MORNING, August 7 at 9:30 am [NEW YORK TIME] Last day to register requests for Fall 2020 Cycle #3.
FRIDAY MORNING, August 7 at 9:30 am [NEW YORK TIME] Fall 2020  Cycle #3 is run.
August 7 at 1:30 pm Results of Fall 2020 Cycle #3 are now available on the COURSES SITE.
August 8 at 1:30 pm - August 12 at 1:29 pm COURSES SITE not active for bidding.
August 17 at 5:00 pm Deadline to submit permissions or waivers (including waivers of prerequisites taken at other law schools) for Spring 2021. Bids for applicable courses will not be accepted without waiver, permission, or satisfied requisites.
August 12 at 1:30 pm - August 18 at 9:30 am ALL Upper-class students: COURSES SITE is available to register requests for Spring 2021 Cycle #1.
TUESDAY MORNING, August 18 at 9:30 am [NEW YORK TIME] Last day to register requests for Spring 2021 Cycle #1.
TUESDAY MORNING, August 18 at 9:30 am [NEW YORK TIME] Spring 2021 Cycle #1 is run.
August 24 at 1:30 pm Results of Spring 2021 Cycle #1 are now available on the COURSES SITE.
August 24 at 1:30 pm - September 3 at 9:30 am
[NEW YORK TIME]
Fall 2020 Daily Cycles. The Daily Cycles are not live. Each BUSINESS DAY during the daily cycles, students may enter Fall 2020 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 9:30 am.) The results from the bids processed at 9:30 am will be posted each BUSINESS DAY at 1:30 pm.
August 24 - September 3 Requisites are checked daily for fall 2020 courses. Students not in compliance are dropped.
September 1 Last day to submit work from prior semesters for students graduating in September 2020.
September TBA Last day to add a Stern Fall 2020 course. Please see the Last Day to Add web page on Stern's web site.
September 2 at 1:30 pm - September 3 at 9:30 am
[NEW YORK TIME]
Last day to add courses for Fall 2020.
September 4 at 10:00 am - December 4 at 11:59 pm Credit/Fail Option available for Fall 2020 via Albert (JD students only).
September 10 Last day to add an online course (LL.M only).
September 17 Last day to add Directed Research and Writing Credit for Fall 2020.
September TBA

Last day to add a fall 2020-  graduate-level non-Law course (except for Stern courses).
Last day to submit requests for Fall 2020 (College of Arts and Science) language course.

See the University Academic Calendar for the specific date(s).

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 23 at 1:30 pm - October 2 at 9:30 am [NEW YORK TIME] JD 1L student registration period for Spring 2021 elective courses via the COURSES SITE.
September 23 at 1:30 pm - September 25 at 9:30 am [NEW YORK TIME] JD 1L Elective Cycle: COURSES SITE available to register requests for Spring 2021 electives.
FRIDAY MORNING, September 25 at 9:30 am [NEW YORK TIME] Last day to register requests for JD 1L Elective Cycle.
FRIDAY MORNING, September 25 at 9:30 am [NEW YORK TIME] JD 1L Elective Cycle is run.
September 30 at 1:30 pm Results of JD 1L Elective Cycle are now available on the COURSES SITE.
September 30 at 1:30 pm - October 2 at 9:30 am
[NEW YORK TIME]
JD 1L Elective DAILY Cycles. The Daily Cycles are not live. Each day during the daily cycles, 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 2 - October 14 at 1:29 pm COURSES SITE not active for bidding.
October 14 Requisites are checked for courses won to date. Students not in compliance are dropped.
October 19 Last day to pay arrears.

October 14 at 1:30 pm - October 21 at 9:30 am

Spring 2021 Cycle #2. Registration is available for a seven-day period. Requests will be processed on October 21 at 9:30 am. (COURSES SITE available to all eligible students, including JD 1Ls.)
WEDNESDAY MORNING, October 21 at 9:30 am
[NEW YORK TIME]
Last day to register requests for Spring 2021 Cycle #2.
WEDNESDAY MORNING, October 21 at 9:30 am
[NEW YORK TIME]
Spring 2021 Cycle #2 is run.

October 28 at 1:30 pm [NEW YORK TIME]

Results of Spring 2021 Cycle # 2 published.
October 28 Requisites are checked for courses won to date. Students not in compliance are dropped.
October 28 at 1:30 pm – November 6 at 1:29 pm COURSES SITE available for viewing course schedules.  NO REGISTRATION.
November 6 at 1:30 pm - November 20 at 9:30 am Summer 2021 Cycle # 1.  Registration is available for a fourteen-day period.  Requests will be processed on November 20 at 9:30 am. (COURSES SITE available to all eligible students, including JD 1L).
FRIDAY MORNING, November 20 at 9:30 am [NEW YORK TIME] Last day to register requests for Summer 2021 Cycle # 1.

FRIDAY MORNING, November 20 at 9:30 am 
[NEW YORK TIME]

Summer 2021 Cycle # 1 is run. 
December 1 at 1:30 pm Results of Summer 2021 Cycle # 1 published.
December 1 Requisites are checked for courses won to date. Students not in compliance are dropped.
December 1 at 1:30 pm - January 8 at 1:29 pm COURSES SITE available for viewing course schedules.  NO REGISTRATION.
December 2 Requests for Spring 2021 Law courses by non-Law students accepted.
December 4 Last day to drop Fall 2020 courses.
Last day of Fall 2020 classes.
 
January 4 Last day to submit work from prior semesters for students graduating in January 2021.
 
January 8 at 1:30 pm - January 26 at 9:30 am [NEW YORK TIME] SPRING 2021 Daily Cycles. The Daily Cycles are not live. Each BUSINESS DAY during the daily cycles, students may enter SPRING 2021 bids from 1:30 pm through 9:30 am the next BUSINESS DAY. (During the weekends and holidays, COURSES will be open to accept bids, but bids will NOT be processed until the next business day at 9:30 am.) The results from the bids processed at 9:30 am will be posted each BUSINESS DAY at 1:30 pm.
January 11 - January 26 Requisites are checked daily for Spring 2021 courses. Students not in compliance are dropped.
January 25 at 1:30 pm - January 26 at 9:30 am
[NEW YORK TIME]
Last day to add courses for Spring 2021.
January 24 - April 27 Credit/Fail Option available for Spring 2021 via Albert (JD students only).
February Last day to add a Stern Spring 2021 course. See the Last Day to Add web page on Stern's web site.
February Last day to add a Spring 2021 graduate-level non-Law course (except for Stern courses).
Last day to submit requests for Spring 2021 (College of Arts and Science) language course.
See the University Academic Calendar for specific dates.

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 9 Last day to add Directed Research and Writing Credit for Spring 2021.
February 11 Last day to add a Spring 2021 online course (LLMs 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 1 - 5 Summer 2021 Cycle # 2.  Registration is available for a five-day period.  Requests will be processed on March 5 at 9:30 am. (COURSES SITE available to all eligible students, including JD 1L).

FRIDAY MORNING
March 5 at 9:30 am
[NEW YORK TIME]

Last day to register requests for Summer 2021 Cycle # 2.

March 10 at 1:30 pm
[NEW YORK TIME]

Results of Summer 2021 Cycle # 2 published.
March 13 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 27

Last day to drop Spring 2021 courses.

Last day of Spring 2021 classes.
April 29 Last day to submit work from prior semesters for students graduating in May 2021.
April 29 Last day to drop Spring 2020 courses.
Last day of Spring 2020 classes.
May 11 Last day to submit work for Spring 2021 semester.
May 13 – May 21 SUMMER 2021 Daily Cycles. The Daily Cycles are not live.  Each BUSINESS DAY during the daily cycle, students may enter Summer 2021 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 9:30 am.)  The results from the bids processed at 9:30 am will be posted each BUSINESS DAY at 1:30 pm.
June 24 Last day to drop Summer 2021 Session #1
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 17 Last day to drop Summer 2021 Session #2 and classes that spanned both Sessions # 1&2
August 17 Last day of Summer 2021 Classes all sessions.