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Harvard University and Harvard Law School shifted to remote teaching and learning, as of Monday, March 23. For more information and the latest updates, please visit the HLS coronavirus information page.

What host schools can I cross-register into?
When do I cross-register?
How do I cross-register?
Can I start taking a course and then file my petition to cross-register later into the semester?
There seem to be a lot of different deadlines. How do I know which one applies to me?
If I want to take a year-long course, can I just register during the fall semester?
I’m a 2L or 3L - how do I know if I’m eligible to cross-register?
I’m a 1L – may I cross-register?
I’m an LLM – is there anything special that I have to do to cross-register?
What is the maximum number of credits I’m allowed to take through cross-registration?
Do I have to do anything other than file the Cross-Registration Petition?
How do I know how many HLS credits I'll get for a cross-registered course?
Can I cross-register for an Independent Study?
Are there other limits on the courses I can cross-register for?
What about scheduling conflicts?
What if the exam in the cross-registered course conflicts with something in my HLS schedule?
What if one of my HLS exams conflicts with the exam in my cross-registered course?
Will the grade from a cross-registered course appear on my transcript?
Can I ask the professor from the host school to let me take the class pass/fail?
I'm a joint degree student - are there different rules for me?

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