Incoming Students

FAQs for Transfer and Visting Students


  1. How many credits will the law school accept from my previous law school?

    Your acceptance letter will include a list of courses you have already taken and for which UM Carey Law will grant transfer credit.
  2. How do I register for classes?

    Search the course catalog for Fall 2013 courses in which you would like enroll. Contact Terese Brown, Director of Student Affairs (tbrown@law.umaryland.edu) and she will assist you with finalizing the registration process.
  3. Am I eligible to petition for journal?

    There is a Fall petitioning process for transfer students who will enter as a 2D or 3E student. In general, participation on a journal requires a two year commitment.
  4. Am I eligible to participate in any other co-curricular activities?

    The National Trial Advocacy team holds tryouts in the Spring for rising 2D and 3E students. The Moot Court Board hosts a Fall competition for 2D and 3E students. Each of these co-curricular requires a two year commitment.
  5. How soon can I meet with the Career Development Office?

    The Career Development Office is eager to hear from you! Make as appointment with CDO (careerdv@law.umaryland.edu) to receive an orientation to the office and to learn about its many resources available to current students and alumni.
  6. How does the law school help transfer and visiting students integrate into the law school community?

    The law school offers over 40 student organizations in which you can get involved. http://www.law.umaryland.edu/students/life/orgs/. Additionally, you will be assigned a peer advisor who can help acclimate you to UM Carey Law.<>

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