Guest applicant status is available to members of the bar or others who may need to take a course or two to supplement previous studies or for professional reasons. Guest students may take no more than eight credits total at the School of Law. Guest students are subject to the same academic regulations and procedures as regular students.
Credits earned while attending the law school as a guest student will NOT be applied to degree requirements should the student enroll in the J.D. program in the future. Not all offerings and programs are open to guest students and enrollment is contingent on the availability of space and administrative approval.
The deadlines to receive the application for guest admission are:
Fall: Postmarked by July 1
Spring: Postmarked by December 1
Summer: Postmarked by May 1
A completed application file for a Guest applicant consists of:
Submitted by mail directly to the School of Law
Check or money order made payable to the University of Maryland
Sent directly from the registrar's offices at the applicant's prior law school to the Admissions Office of the University of Maryland School of Law.
Sent directly from the registrar's offices at the applicant's prior undergraduate and graduate schools to the Admissions Office of the University of Maryland School of Law.
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Submit your complete application, together with a non-refundable application fee of $70 (check or money order made payable to the University of Maryland):
Office of Admissions
University of Maryland School of Law
500 West Baltimore Street, Suite 130
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Guest application materials cannot be submitted electronically.
Applicants are required to submit a personal statement along with the application. The statement should address why you are interested in taking courses at the School of Law and indicate the specific courses in which you have an interest. The personal statement should be no longer than 2 to 3 pages double-spaced.
The University of Maryland School of Law does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, ancestry or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, financial status or veterans status. The University is required by federal regulatory agencies to supply admissions and enrollment information by racial, ethnic and gender categories. Provision of the information is voluntary and will not be used to determine eligibility for admission.