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The Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs advises students on a number of topics, which include:

  • Academic policy questions
  • Clinic and course selection for in-house clinics, externship clinics, and independent clinical projects
  • Clinical registration through HELIOS, by application clinics, and continuing clinical applications
  • Participation in Student Practice Organizations
  • Pro bono graduation requirement
  • Spring break pro bono trips
  • Law firm pro bono questions
  • Clinical teaching
  • General academic and practice experience advising

Walk-In Appointments

Students are welcomed and encouraged to stop by the Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs and meet with an adviser to have their questions answered.
Every Friday | 1 pm – 3 pm | WCC, Suite 3085

Prepare for an Advising Appointment

  • Review the information on our website.
  • Review opportunities and evaluations in Helios.
  • Update your clinical and public service interests in Helios.
  • Bring your resume, if applicable.

Clinical Registration Advising Appointments

To get the most out of your advising appointment, you may want to go through the following checklist beforehand. You can also download the Clinical Registration Checklist.

  • Which clinic are you interested in? Are you interested in learning particular skills (e.g. litigation, transactional, etc.)? Is there a specific area of the law you wish to learn about (e.g. human rights, criminal defense, etc.)?
  • Is this clinic by application or can you register through HELIOS preferencing? If by application, when is the deadline to submit applications by?
  • Where is the clinic located?
  • Does this clinic have any pre-requisites? Have you completed them?
  • What is/are the required course component(s)? How many clinical credits can you enroll in this clinic for?
  • How many clinical credits have you taken previously?
  • What is the clinical add/drop deadline? Does the clinic have an early add/drop deadline?