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  • Tip from Students – Course Selection 2

    September 21, 2022

    At HLS, there is an incredible list of alluring courses; you may feel inclined to take nearly everything and may feel overwhelmed in the process.

  • Tip from Students – Course Selection 1

    September 21, 2022

    You will receive much more information about courses in June. For now, you can check out the Course Catalog online. Starting with Orientation and…

  • Academics

    September 21, 2022

    Course Selection 2024-2025 Course Catalog Academic Calendar A lot more information about degree requirements and selecting courses for 2024-2025 will be coming your…

  • Greetings from Student Organizations

    September 21, 2022

    Harvard Law School features over 100 student organizations ranging from affinity groups to service organizations to sports clubs and more. You can find a full…

  • Greeting from the Harvard Law School Library

    September 21, 2022

    Dear Prospective LL.M. Students: On behalf of the Harvard Law School Library and its staff, congratulations on your acceptance into the Harvard LL.M. program! Our…

  • Greeting from Current S.J.D. Students

    September 21, 2022

    Dear LL.M. Candidate, On behalf of students in Harvard Law School’s S.J.D. program (the Law School’s Doctoral program), welcome to HLS. Congratulations on your admission!…

  • Accessibility Resources

    September 21, 2022

    To the LL.M. Members of the Class of 2025: Congratulations on your admission to Harvard Law School! We look forward to working with you during…

  • Greeting from Current LL.M. Students

    September 20, 2022

    Dear LL.M. Class of 2025, Congratulations and welcome to Harvard Law School! We know how surreal this sounds, so go ahead and read that again.

  • Visa Information

    September 20, 2022

    Source of Support Form Deadline: May 31, 2024 All international students must complete and submit the online LL.M. Visa Request and Source of Support

  • International Students – Visa Information

    September 20, 2022

    International Students All international students (including students whose visas are not sponsored by Harvard) must register with the Harvard International Office (HIO) as soon as possible…

  • Around Campus

    September 20, 2022

    Meals The Law School’s Caspersen Student Center houses several dining options for students during the academic year: The Harkness Dining Room, a full-service cafeteria that…

  • Communications: Keeping in Touch and Staying Informed

    September 20, 2022

    Email/Listserv You have received your credentials for your HarvardKey as well as your personal Harvard Law School email account (referred to as your HLS ‘Me’…

  • Connections on Campus

    September 20, 2022

    LL.M.-J.D. Student Matching Program The Graduate Program sponsors an informal Student Matching Program in which J.D. (Juris Doctor) students sign up to be matched with…

  • Arrival and Orientation

    September 20, 2022

    Graduate Program Orientation Monday, August 12, 2024 HLS Residence Halls open for move-in Clearance and Orientation for LL.M. students begin Tuesday, August 13 through Friday,

  • Tip from Students – Mail and Shipment of Goods

    September 20, 2022

    Shipping your belongings door-to-door will save you some time with customs, but will be more expensive. The least expensive way to send belongings will be…

  • Tip from Students – Orientation and IDs

    September 20, 2022

    Orientation will be a very hectic, but very exciting, time. While orientation can be tiring, it is the best time to get to know your…

  • Housing Quick-Reference Guide

    September 20, 2022

    Housing Quiz Assess your options and preferences by taking the Housing Quiz. Terms and Conditions No matter what type of housing you select,…

  • Harvard University Housing Information

    September 20, 2022

    There are a number of off-campus housing options available through the Harvard University Housing Office (“HUH”) or on the independent market. HUH maintains approximately 3,000 apartments…

  • Tip from Students – Off-Campus Housing

    September 20, 2022

    These apartments are available to all staff and students of all the various Harvard schools, so one’s neighbors wouldn’t necessarily be law students.  The apartments…

  • Tip from Students – Housing

    September 1, 2022

    When choosing your accommodations, evaluate how important it is for you to live in a place that is 100% comfortable. If you do not care…

  • Banking Information for International Students

    September 1, 2022

    U.S. laws have made it difficult for individuals to open bank accounts in the United States without a personal appearance at the bank. The Harvard…