Congratulations and welcome! You’ve been accepted to the 2016 Fall entering class at Suffolk University Law School.
As you move through the decision process, you may have questions about our students, faculty, the Boston area, experiential opportunities, and what it is like to be a first-year law student. You will find some of the answers to your questions on this website.
We have created a step-by-step checklist to assist your process. When you complete a task, mark it “done,” and, if you access this site from the same computer each time, your browser will remember where you left off.
Our admitted student open house is a great way to meet your classmates, try out a mock class and talk to professors.
Reserve your seat in the fall 2015 class by paying your nonrefundable $500 deposit. Deadlines vary, so check your admit letter for the deadline.
To apply for financial aid, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which will be available on Jan. 1, 2016. Financial aid awards are issued on a rolling basis beginning on the March 1 priority filing deadline.
We will send your login information to the email address you used when you applied.
Search for apartments and find roommates at Suffolk's annual Law and Graduate Student Off-Campus Housing Fair.
due July 20
By this date you should get your payment in and/or make sure all your financial arrangements are in place.
Get your T-pass through Suffolk and save a bundle. Check out other transportation discounts, too.
Your class schedule, professors, exam schedule and section assignments will be available in early August.
due August 15
If you have not already done so, submit a final transcript to the Admission Office that shows degree earned and date awarded for all undergraduate and graduate schools.
Beginning August 10, you can obtain your student ID from the security office in the lobby of the Suffolk Law Building, 120 Tremont Street. We recommend doing this before the first day of classes to avoid the rush.
due August 14
The certification of disclosures is required by the ABA before you start classes. Please submit to the Admission Office.
Want a certain number or location? First-come, first-served.
Expect to spend about 10 hours on the mandatory on-line part of orientation.
due August 1
The University Health & Wellness Office must have this form on file before you start classes.
due August 21
If you need special access, equipment, or other accommodation, go to the office of the Dean of Students on the 4th floor by this date.
Orientation is the key to a smooth 1L start. Don’t miss it (actually, you can’t miss it).
due September 2
If you don’t want to be included in the Suffolk Law School Student Directory, we need your completed form in the Registrar’s office by this date.
What do you need to do before you start 1L at Suffolk Law? What will your first year be like? Here is information that will help you get ready and get excited!
Congratulations on your acceptance to Suffolk University Law School, and welcome to our unique community with unprecedented access to the opportunities that only a law school in downtown Boston could offer. You will explore your passions and learn what you need to make a difference in the world. The Suffolk Law experience involves world-class learning paired with real-world experience to be sure you are ready to practice. Suffolk Law students get experience through internships in law firms, courts, business, government and around the globe (earn credit for legal practice internships in 90 countries); in our eight nationally ranked legal clinics; in our own fee-generating, student-run in-school law practice; and in simulation and seminar classes, moot competition teams, journals, New England’s best trial team; and more.