Graduate students

Students pursuing graduate degrees may take law courses for graduate credit, provided the proper permission is given by the student's dean or department head.

Before your application for graduate student visiting status can be considered, the following items must be received by the School of Law Admissions Office:

  • Completed application form
  • Cover letter explaining your reasons for pursuing graduate student visiting status at The University of Akron School of Law, as well as a list of exactly which classes you wish to take (click here to view the current schedule of classes)
  • A letter from your dean or department chair to take specific law courses (courses must be listed by name in the permission letter) for graduate credit. The letter must be sent directly from the dean or department chair to the Admissions Office.

Please contact the Admissions Office at 800.425.7668 or if you have any questions.

Click here to download the application form.