Change of Program (“ADD/DROP”)
Fall 2016 Change of Program
From 12 NOON EST on Monday, August 29, until 5 pm EST on Tuesday, September 13
FIRST DAY OF FALL 2016 LAW CLASSES: Tuesday, September 6
Fall 2016 course schedules now are available in LAWNET. If you pre-registered, either online or by paper form, the results of the course lottery will have assigned you to one or more courses, and may have placed you on a wait list for some of the classes you listed on your pre-registration. During the Law School’s Change of Program (“Add/Drop”) period upper-year JD and LLM students can register for classes or make changes to the courses listed on their Fall term schedule. Online changes cannot be made to registrations for permission courses, externships, clinics, etc. – see Addendum A.
Please review the Change of Program memorandum carefully, including the information in the addenda:
- Change of Program Period (pages 2-3)
- Petitions for Exception to the Registration Rules (page 3)
- ADDENDUM A: Registering for Permission Offerings, Journals, Moot Court, Research & Writing Credits
- ADDENDUM B: Registering for Courses at other Columbia divisions and at NYU Law School
- ADDENDUM C: Reminders (Academic Integrity; Class Attendance and Preparation; Auditing Courses; Grade Submission Dates; Extensions on Written Work ; Honors Calculation; Registration and Record Holds; Books; Course Webs, Seating Charts; Validating your CUID; Degree Application; Bar Exam Information)
- ADDENDUM D: Important Fall 2016 Dates
Visit the following sites for more information and make certain to check your graduation requirements:
If you need academic advice, or have academic concerns at any time, you should make an appointment to meet with one of the academic counselors in Student Services: Yadira Ramos-Herbert, Interim Dean of Students and Director of Academic Counseling and Student Outreach (email@example.com or 212-854-0137), Anne Green, Director of Academic Counseling and Judicial Programming (firstname.lastname@example.org or 212-854-7269), or Joel Kosman, Director of Academic Counseling and Student Organizations (email@example.com or 212-854-8020). They can assist you with course selection, explain degree requirements, and help you manage your academic work. Students considering joint degree programs are especially encouraged to make an appointment early in their studies
LLM Students needing academic advice should contact Sylvia Polo, Dean of Graduate Legal Studies (firstname.lastname@example.org), Jill Casal, Director of Graduate Legal Studies (email@example.com), or Marissa Zalk, Assistant Director of Graduate Legal Studies (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Please contact Registration Services if you have questions after reading the information in the Change of Program memorandum.