Dates & Deadlines
2016-17 Admissions Cycle
Although there is no absolute deadline for applications, we strongly suggest that they be filed and completed as soon as possible after October 1, and preferably before the suggested application deadlines listed below. Because we have a rolling admissions process, it is to your advantage to submit and complete your application as early as possible in the admissions cycle.
|October 1||Chicago-Kent begins accepting applications
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) becomes available from the U.S. Department of Education
||Admissions decision notification begins|
|December 15||Application deadline for the non-binding early action program
Suggested application deadline for Spring transfer applicants
|January 16||Decision notification date for early action applicants|
||Suggested application deadline for first-year J.D. applicants|
|April 14||First tuition deposit due for first-year students and priority registration deadline for summer start students|
|June 15||Second tuition deposit due for first-year students|
|July 1||Suggested application deadline for Fall transfer applicants|
|July 14||Fall registration deadline for entering first-year J.D. students|
|August (date TBA)||Orientation begins for first-year J.D. students|
The current Chicago-Kent College of Law Academic Calendar is available online.