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Class of 2023

Welcome to the University of Georgia School of Law Class of 2023!  This Admitted Student Information page is intended to ease your transition into law school.  Should you have any questions about the information here or any other matter, do not hesitate to contact the Office of Admissions at 706-542-7060.  You can also connect with the law school community on Facebook at

The Student Bar Association will set up a Facebook page just for students admitted to the Class of 2023. Check back here for the link!

Please visit this site frequently for important updates and deadlines!

As an admitted student, you will receive opportunities to hear from members of the law school community outside of the admissions office, such as current students, faculty, alumni/ae, and friends of the school. If you DO NOT wish to receive these types of contacts, please let us know by emailing Brandi Saunders at Your privacy is important to us.

Confirm Your Enrollment

Early Decision Deposit Deadline

Submit your nonrefundable $500.00 Deposit by January 31, 2020 to retain your place in the Class of 2023.

UGA Scholars Deposit Deadline

Submit your nonrefundable $500.00 Deposit by January 31, 2020 to retain your place in the Class of 2023.

First Deposit Deadline

Submit your nonrefundable $150.00 First Deposit by April 15, 2020 to retain your place in the Class of 2023 through June 1, 2020.

In order to facilitate a visit to campus, your first deposit will be reduced by $100 if you schedule a visit of the law school through our offices prior to April 15th.  This includes attending our Admitted student Open House on Saturday, March 28, 2020.

Second Deposit Deadline

Submit your nonrefundable $350.00 Second Deposit by June 1, 2020 to retain your place in the Class of 2023. 

For information on payment options, please visit:

Next Steps

Upcoming Events

Georgia Law Review Symposium

October 24, 2019 - Athens, GA - The University of Georgia School of Law will host “Criminal Justice Reform in Georgia: A Reflection of Progress and Opportunities for Change” on Oct. 24 in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall, located on UGA’s North Campus. The event is open to the public and will take place from 9:00-5:00 including breaks and lunch. 

The Keynote address, delivered by Governor Nathan Deal, will be held in the Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom at 3:00pm. A reception will follow. 

Organized by the Georgia Law Review, the Symposium will explore criminal justice reform in Georgia, especially since Governor Deal helped create the Georgia Council on Criminal Justice Reform in 2013. The event will feature a diverse set of voices discussing the work of the Council on the legal landscape in Georgia and beyond.

All attendees should register at Attendance for UGA faculty, staff and students is free.

Reception for Alumni/Alumnae & Admitted Students

Early March 2020 - Atlanta, GA

Please join us for the University of Georgia School of Law Admitted Students Reception in Atlanta, GA with Peter B. "Bo" Rutledge, Dean of the UGA School of Law & Herman E. Talmadge Chair of Law. You and your guests are invited to meet your future classmates, area law school alumni/alumnae and current law school students.

Admitted Student Open House

March 28, 2020 - Athens, GA

The University of Georgia School of Law invites you to attend an Open House for Admitted Students at the law school on Saturday, March 28, 2020.  Please join us for this opportunity to meet members of the Georgia Law Class of 2023 and learn more about the law school.

Class Registration

Beginning in August

Registration for classes will open at the beginning of August after the incoming class has been assigned to class sections. The Office of Admissions will notify all incoming 1Ls when registration will begin and will provide all pertinent instructions. Please DO NOT register until you receive these instructions.

Summer Academic Success Program

Early August 2020 - Athens, GA

Each year, we offer a voluntary summer program that begins before orientation and is designed to enhance the academic success of students whose past experience may indicate that some additional preparation might be beneficial to their transition to the rigors of law school.

1L Orientation

Mid-August 2020 - Athens, GA

Attendance is mandatory for all three days of Orientation.  Please note dress is casual for Thursday and business casual for Friday.  You will need to dress in professional attire on Monday for your student directory photo.  A final schedule, 1L section assignments, and book lists will be sent to you by email at the beginning of August.

Amending Your Application & Address Changes

To amend your application prior to enrollment, please email Brandi Saunders, Enrollment Management Specialist, at

***IMPORTANT: The certification statement at the end of the application requires applicants to immediately notify the Assistant Dean for Admissions by emailing the Enrollment Management Specialist about any changes to responses to the Character & Fitness questions of the application (academic/social discipline, criminal convictions/charges).

Please keep the law admissions office informed of any address changes by emailing Brandi Saunders at Absent any instructions from you, we will send all mail to the current address specified on your application.

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