Dates & Deadlines

2019-20 Admissions Cycle

Although there is no absolute deadline for applications, we strongly suggest that they be filed and completed as soon as possible after September 15, 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.

2019

 
September
15
Chicago-Kent begins accepting applications
October
1
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) becomes available from the U.S. Department of Education
November
1
Admissions decision notification begins
December
15
Application deadline for the non-binding early action program

Suggested application deadline for Spring transfer applicants
   

2020

 
January
15
Decision notification date for early action applicants
March
15
Initial suggested application deadline for first-year J.D. applicants

April
15

First tuition deposit due for first-year students and priority registration deadline for summer start students
April
30
Suggested application deadline for first-year J.D. applicants applying later in the admissions cycle
June
15
Second tuition deposit due for first-year students
July
(date TBA)
Fall registration deadline for entering first-year J.D. students
July
15
Suggested application deadline for Fall transfer applicants
mid-August Orientation begins for first-year J.D. students

 

The current Chicago-Kent College of Law Academic Calendar is available online.