Welcome to Law School

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Things to Do Once Admitted

Reserve Your Seat

To reserve your seat as an incoming 1L (first year law student), a seat deposit of $500 is due by the date listed on your acceptance letter. This non-refundable deposit will be credited toward your first semester’s tuition. Please submit a Deposit Form with your payment. Contact the Admissions Office if you have questions concerning the deposit.

Due to the limited number of seats for incoming law students, please submit a cancellation form immediately if there is a change in your admission status. Requests to defer admission are reviewed by the Admissions Committee. To petition for a deferral, please send a letter (acceptable via email) explaining your reasons for the request.

Send Official Transcript

Although we received a copy of your transcript with your LSDAS report, you must also arrange to have your undergraduate registrar’s office send an official transcript that clearly shows the date you received your Bachelor’s degree. The official transcript must be mailed to the law school at: Oklahoma City University School of Law Admissions Office, P.O. Box 61310, Oklahoma City, OK 73146.

Register for Classes

Admitted students will receive registration information via email toward the end of June. As soon as the registration requirements are met, the Law School Registrar will begin registering you for fall classes. After you are registered for classes, you will receive an email with information on how to access your individual schedule. You will generally receive your schedule during the last two weeks in July. Access to the schedule will also allow you to view syllabi and purchase the required textbooks.

Prepare Disability Statement (if needed)

If you have a disability that you believe may qualify for accommodations by the law school under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please prepare a statement outlining your disability and the accommodations that would enable you to be successful at Oklahoma City University School of Law. Contact the Academic Services office at (405) 208-5355 for more information.

Preparing for Law School

Summer Reading

There is no required reading during the summer until class assignments are posted in late July. Nevertheless, if you are anxious about preparing for law school during the summer, we can recommend some reading materials. We also strongly recommend your participation in the 1L Book Club provided by the Office of Academic Achievement.

Interacting with Other Newly Admitted and Current Students

Admitted students can connect with other newly admitted students and current law students by joining the “OCU LAW — Admitted Students” group on Facebook. You can also contact a Senior Ambassador to get honest, sincere advice about how to prepare for law school, living in Oklahoma City, and what to expect in law school. Senior Ambassadors staff in the Admissions Office are available by phone or in person.

Visiting the Law School

We want you to make an informed decision about where to attend law school. The best way to do that is by spending time at the law school getting to know our students, faculty, and community. If you are traveling over 200 miles round trip, we’ll reimburse your travel costs up to $200. To be eligible for the reimbursement, you must: (1) schedule your visit with the Admissions Office in advance; (2) visit between January 5 and July 9; (3) travel more than 200 miles round-trip; and (4) complete the Travel Reimbursement Form_2017  and W9 form and submit them prior to your visit. (Only one travel reimbursement per admitted student.)

Tobacco Policy

As part of a number of health initiatives at Oklahoma City University, the tobacco policy states that no tobacco of any kind is permitted, inside or outside, Oklahoma City University buildings or anywhere on the campuses.





Visit the Law School

Welcome to Oklahoma City University School of Law. There is no better way to learn about the Law School than to visit it in person. Please give us your name, email, and phone number, and we will get back with you to help schedule a visit.

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