The Akron Law PLUS Program FAQs


University of Akron Law students writing down information.1. What is the cost of this program?

FREE! This program is provided at no cost to admitted students. In addition, we will provide each participant a $1,000 stipend. 

You may also be eligible for need-based financial assistance with travel to and from Akron. To inquire about a travel stipend, please contact Emma Schulze, Assistant Director of Admissions.

2. How much of a time commitment is this program?

The PLUS Program is a 4-week residential program, designed to give insight into the law school lifestyle. In that respect, this is a full-time commitment with a full schedule. You are expected to reside on campus, attend all classes, and participate in all scheduled activities, which will include some evenings and weekends. 


1. Where will I stay during the program? 

You will stay in a in a single-occupancy room in a dorm on campus, within a short walking distance to the School of Law, where most programming will take place.

2. Will meals be provided?

All meals are provided for you at no cost throughout the duration of this program. For some meals, you will be given a dining allowance to purchase food for yourself.

LSAC's Prelaw Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) program is focused on, but not restricted, to college students from racial and ethnic minority groups underrepresented in the legal profession. The program is designed for students in the first two years of college, and preference will be given to students who have joined

The four-week program provides an intense focus on the skills required to succeed in law school, the law school admission process, and legal career opportunities. Interested students should contact the law school directly for application information, including deadlines and selection criteria.

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Related pages: PLUS Homepage | How to Apply PLUS CurriculumPLUS Staff