Records and Registration

2019-2020 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 2019.

Date Event
June 17 by 3:00 pm Deadline to clear all previous arrears, including summer housing. All arrears must be cleared no later than June 12 in order to participate in the registration bidding system (COURSES SITE) for 2019-2020.
June 18 by 10:00 am Blocks will be added for arrears not cleared.
June 21 at 1:30 pm COURSES SITE available to register requests for Fall 2019 Cycle #1.
June 27 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.
FRIDAY MORNING, June 28 at 9:30 am [NEW YORK TIME] Last day to register requests for Fall 2019 Cycle #1.
FRIDAY MORNING, June 28 at 9:30 am [NEW YORK TIME] Fall 2019 Cycle #1 is run.
July 9 at 1:30 pm Results of Fall 2019 Cycle #1 are available on the COURSES SITE.
July 9 at 1:30 pm Register requests for Fall 2019 Cycle #2 via the COURSES SITE.
WEDNESDAY MORNING,
July 17 at 9:30 am
[NEW YORK TIME]
Last day to register requests for Fall 2019 Cycle #2.
WEDNESDAY MORNING,
July 17 at 9:30 am
[NEW YORK TIME]
Fall 2019 Cycle #2 is run.
July 19 at 1:30 pm Results of Fall 2019 Cycle #2 are available on the COURSES SITE.
July 19 Requisites are checked for courses won to date. Students not in compliance are dropped. 
July 19 at 1:30 pm - July 30 at 1:29 pm COURSES SITE available for viewing fall 2019 course schedules only.
August 1 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.
August 1 at 4:30 pm - August 2 at 9:30 am Transfer and Visiting students only: COURSES SITE available to register requests for Fall 2019 Transfer/Visitor Cycle #1.
FRIDAY MORNING,
August 2 at 9:30 am
[NEW YORK TIME]
Last day to register requests for Fall 2019 Transfer/Visitor Cycle #1.
FRIDAY MORNING,
August 2 at 9:30 am
[NEW YORK TIME]
Fall 2019 Transfer/Visitor Cycle #1 is run.
August 2 at 6:00 pm Results of Fall 2019 Transfer/Visitor Cycle #1 are available on the COURSES SITE.
August 2 at 6:00 pm - August 7 at 1:29 pm COURSES SITE available for viewing Fall 2019 course schedules only.
August 7 at 1:30 pm - August 9 at 9:30 am Transfer and Visiting students only: COURSES SITE available to register requests for Fall 2019 Transfer/Visitor Cycle #2.
FRIDAY MORNING, August 9 at 9:30 am [NEW YORK TIME] Last day to register requests for Fall 2019 Transfer/Visitor Cycle #2.
FRIDAY MORNING, August 9 at 9:30 am [NEW YORK TIME] Fall 2019 Transfer/Visitor Cycle #2 is run.
August 9 at 1:30 pm Results of Fall 2019 Transfer/Visitor Cycle #2 are now available on the COURSES SITE.
August 10 at 1:30 pm - August 14 at 1:29 pm COURSES SITE unavailable.
August 14 at 1:30 pm - August 20 at 9:30 am ALL Upper-class students: COURSES SITE is available to register requests for Spring 2020 Cycle #1.
August 16 at 5:00 pm Deadline to submit permissions or waivers (including waivers of prerequisites taken at other law schools) for Spring 2020. Bids for applicable courses will not be accepted without waiver, permission or satisfied requisites.
TUESDAY MORNING, August 20 at 9:30 am [NEW YORK TIME] Last day to register requests for Spring 2020 Cycle #1.
TUESDAY MORNING, August 20 at 9:30 am [NEW YORK TIME] Spring 2020 Cycle #1 is run.
August 22 at 1:30 pm - August 28 at 9:30 am 1Ls can register requests for fall 2019 and spring 2020 Reading Groups at https://its.law.nyu.edu/classregistration. (RESULTS published on August 29 by 4:00 pm.)
August 23 at 1:30 pm Results of Spring 2020 Cycle #1 are now available on the COURSES SITE.
August 23 at 1:30 pm - September 5 at 9:30 am
[NEW YORK TIME]
Fall 2019 Daily Cycles. The Daily Cycles are not live. Each BUSINESS DAY during the daily cycles, students may enter Fall 2019 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 23 - September 5 Requisites are checked daily for fall 2019 courses. Students not in compliance are dropped.
August 30
September TBA Last day to add a Stern Fall 2019 course. Please see the Last Day to Add web page on Stern's web site.
September 4 at 1:30 pm - September 5 at 9:30 am
[NEW YORK TIME]
Last day to add courses for Fall 2019.
September 6 at 10:00 am - December 6 at 11:59 pm Credit/Fail Option available for Fall 2019 via Albert (JD students only).
September 11 Last day to add an online course (LL.M only).
September 18 Last day to add Directed Research and Writing Credit for Fall 2019.
September TBA

Last day to add a fall 2019 graduate-level non-Law course (except for Stern courses).
Last day to submit requests for Fall 2019 (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.
October 16 at 1:30 pm - October 25 at 9:30 am [NEW YORK TIME] JD 1L student registration period for Spring 2020 elective courses via the COURSES SITE.
October 16 at 1:30 pm - October 18 at 9:30 am [NEW YORK TIME] JD 1L Elective Cycle: COURSES SITE available to register requests for Spring 2020 electives.
FRIDAY MORNING, October 18 at 9:30 am [NEW YORK TIME] Last day to register requests for JD 1L Elective Cycle.
FRIDAY MORNING, October 18 at 9:30 am [NEW YORK TIME] JD 1L Elective Cycle is run.
October 22 at 1:30 pm Results of JD 1L Elective Cycle are now available on the COURSES SITE.
October 22 at 1:30 pm - October 24 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 25 - November 8 at 1:29 pm COURSES SITE closed to all students.
October 28 Last day to pay arrears.
November 8 Requisites are checked for courses won to date. Students not in compliance are dropped.
November 8 at 1:30 pm - November 27 at 9:30 am Spring 2020 Cycle #2. Registration is available for a nineteen-day period. Requests will be processed on November 27 at 9:30 am. (COURSES SITE available to all eligible students, including JD 1Ls.)
WEDNESDAY MORNING, November 27 at 9:30 am
[NEW YORK TIME]
Last day to register requests for Spring 2020 Cycle #2.
WEDNESDAY MORNING, November 27 at 9:30 am
[NEW YORK TIME]
Spring 2020 Cycle #2 is run.
November 29 at 1:30 pm Results of Spring 2020 Cycle #2 are published.
November 29 Requisites are checked for courses won to date. Students not in compliance are dropped.
November 30 at 1:30 pm - January 10 at 1:29 pm COURSES SITE available for viewing course schedules. NO REGISTRATION.
December 2 Requests for Spring 2020 Law courses by non-Law students accepted.
December 6 Last day to drop Fall 2019 courses.
Last day of Fall 2019 classes.
 
January 6 Last day to submit work from prior semesters for students graduating in January 2020.
 
January 10 at 1:30 pm - January 23 at 9:30 am [NEW YORK TIME] SPRING 2020 Daily Cycles. The Daily Cycles are not live. Each BUSINESS DAY during the daily cycles, students may enter SPRING 2020 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 24 Requisites are checked daily for Spring 2020 courses. Students not in compliance are dropped.
January 22 at 1:30 pm - January 23 at 9:30 am
[NEW YORK TIME]
Last day to add courses for Spring 2020.
January 24 - April 30 Credit/Fail Option available for Spring 2020 via Albert (JD students only).
February Last day to add a Stern Spring 2020 course. See the Last Day to Add web page on Stern's web site.
February Last day to add a Spring 2020 graduate-level non-Law course (except for Stern courses).
Last day to submit requests for Spring 2020 (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 5 Last day to add Directed Research and Writing Credit for Spring 2020.
February 11 Last day to add a Spring 2020 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 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 29 Last day to submit work from prior semesters for students graduating in May 2020.
April 29 Last day to drop Spring 2020 courses.
Last day of Spring 2020 classses.
May 13 Last day to submit work for Spring 2020 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.