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  • Clinical Course and Pro Bono Information

    September 22, 2022

    Clinics give students hands-on experience under the supervision of clinical faculty. HLS clinics are engaged in a wide range of policy, litigation, and transactional matters…

  • Courses with Prerequisites

    September 22, 2022

    Certain courses require prerequisites or co-requisites for enrollment (“Courses with Prerequisites“). A prerequisite is a course that must be completed prior to the start of the course for which…

  • Courses Most Likely to be Oversubscribed

    September 22, 2022

    Updated on June 14, 2024 Every course at Harvard Law School has a fixed enrollment limit and so it is possible that you will rank…

  • Tip from Students – Course Types

    September 22, 2022

    Many of us took a combination of courses, seminars, and reading groups throughout the year and found that the learning experiences differed in each. For…

  • Writing Resources

    September 22, 2022

    Winter Term Writing Program Late in the fall term, students who are writing a paper worth two (2) or more writing credits will be able…

  • Tentative 1L Schedule

    September 22, 2022

    CONFIDENTIAL—FOR INCOMING LL.M. REFERENCE ONLY
    NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION BEYOND LL.M. RECIPIENT Information below is subject to change: COURSE TITLEFACULTYCREDITSTERMDAYSSTART TIMEEND TIMECivil ProcedureCharles, Guy-Uriel4.00FM, T10:15…

  • Cross-Registration

    September 22, 2022

    Cross-registration starts in August. Visit my.harvard.edu for schedules, registration deadlines, and course listings for each school.  We look forward to providing more information later…

  • 2023-2024 Multi-section Courses

    September 22, 2022

    Below is a list of all courses being offered in multiple sections during the 2023-2024 academic year. These courses will all be available for preferencing…

  • Dates and Deadlines

    September 22, 2022

    All times are provided in U.S. Eastern Time (UTC/GMT-0400). June and July Throughout July 2024: Course counseling (online chats and live web video presentations) with…

  • Contacts

    September 21, 2022

    Graduate Program Administration Useful Harvard Contact Information Department Directory 2023-2024

  • Useful Harvard Contact Information

    September 21, 2022

    Harvard Law School Housing
    (Harvard Law School Residence Halls)
    Holmes Hall
    18 Everett Street
    Cambridge, MA 02138
    Email: housing@law.harvard.edu
    https://hls.harvard.edu/housing/Harvard University Housing
    (Harvard-owned Housing in Cambridge)
    Smith Campus Center
    1350 Massachusetts Avenue, Room 807
    Cambridge, MA…

  • Medical

    September 21, 2022

    Harvard students have access to a full range of medical care and services. Before you can register as a student at Harvard, however, you must…

  • Tip from Students – Medical

    September 21, 2022

    While the Student Health Insurance Plan portion of your insurance will cover one routine eye exam for purposes of an eyeglass prescription, further exams and…

  • Source of Support Form

    September 21, 2022

    If you are not a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, you must submit the online LL.M. Visa Request and Source of Support Form (the “Source…

  • Life at HLS

    September 21, 2022

    Arrival and Orientation Review information on move-in, administrative clearance, and check-in procedures.   Read more here. Connections on

  • On-Campus Housing Information

    September 21, 2022

    HLS Housing Application Timeline Online Application Opens: Thursday, May 2 Online Application Closes: Friday, May 10 Lottery Assignment Announced: Tuesday, May 14 Room Selection Opens:…

  • Housing

    September 21, 2022

    Take the Housing Quiz Incoming Harvard Law students have access to a variety of housing options, including HLS Residence Halls, Harvard University Housing,…

  • Financial

    September 21, 2022

    The following pages include information regarding tuition and mandatory fees for 2024-2025, a budget of estimated expenses for the academic year, and an overview of…

  • Preliminary New York Bar Exam Eligibility Information

    September 21, 2022

    Each year, a number of incoming Harvard Law School LL.M. students express interest(1) in taking the New York Bar Examination. Seeking admittance to the New York Bar…

  • Admitted LL.M. Students

    September 21, 2022

    Please confirm your access to this site by submitting the Required Confirmation Form Congratulations on your admission to Harvard Law School! The pool…

  • Tip from Students – Course Selection 3

    September 21, 2022

    Typing and computer proficiency are more important than many of us realized before we got here. If you are not yet comfortable taking notes and…