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Class of 2021

Welcome to the University of Georgia School of Law Class of 2021!  This Admitted Student Information page is intended to ease your transition into law school this fall.  Should you have any questions about the information here or any other matter, do not hesitate to contact the Office of Law Admissions at 706-542-7060.  You can also connect with the law school community on Facebook at www.facebook.com/UGALawSchool.

The Student Bar Association will soon set up a Facebook Page just for students admitted to the Class of 2021.

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 bsaundrs@uga.edu. Your privacy is important to us.


Confirm Your Enrollment

Early Decision Deposit Deadline

Submit your nonrefundable $500.00 Deposit by January 31, 2018 to retain your place in the Class of 2021.

First Deposit Deadline

Submit your nonrefundable $150.00 First Deposit by April 15, 2018 to retain your place in the Class of 2021 through June 1, 2018.

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 25, 2018. 

Second Deposit Deadline

Submit your nonrefundable $350.00 Second Deposit by June 1, 2018 to retain your place in the Class of 2021. 

For information on payment options, please visit: law.uga.edu/deposit-deadlines.


Upcoming Events

Wilbanks CEASE Clinic Conference 2018

January 26-27, 2018 - Dean Rusk Hall, Athens, GA

The Wilbanks Child Endangerment and Sexual Exploitation (CEASE) Clinic at the University of Georgia School of Law is the first of its kind in the nation, representing survivors of child sexual abuse in juvenile court dependency matters and civil litigation. The clinic not only provides direct representation to survivors, but also serves as a teaching center as part of the University of Georgia School of Law. Through a partnership with the University of Georgia School of Social Work CEASE also provides trauma-informed case management, referral, and advocacy services to clients.

Inspired by CEASE's recent partnership with the School of Social Work this year's CEASE Conference focuses on interdisciplinary advocacy for survivors of child sexual abuse.

The conference will be held in Athens, Georgia
Friday January 26, 2018 and Saturday January 27, 2018
University of Georgia School of Law
Larry Walker Room

To register and for information about travel, speakers, and sessions, visit our Conference Website at https://sites.google.com/ugacease.org/conference2018.

Reception for Alumni/Alumnae & Admitted Students

March 1, 2018 - Troutman Sanders, 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.

The reception will be held on Thursday, March 1, 2018 from 6:00 pm. – 7:30 p.m. at the law office of Troutman Sanders.

More information will be posted soon!

30th Annual Red Clay Conference

March 2, 2018 - Dean Rusk Hall, Athens, GA

The Red Clay Conference is an annual student run conference at the University of Georgia School of Law. This event was established to increase public awareness of environmental issues on a regional, national, and international level through a series of educational presentations and open forum discussions. The Conference attracts attorneys as well as students and interested members of the Athens community.

More information will be posted soon!


Open House for Admitted Students

March 24, 2018 - Hirsch Hall, 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 24, 2018.  Please join us for this opportunity to meet members of the School of Law Class of 2021 and learn more about the law school.


1L Orientation

August 2018 - Athens, GA

More information will be posted soon!


Amending Your Application & Address Changes

To amend your application prior to enrollment, please email Brandi Saunders, Operations Manager for the Office of Admissions, at bsaundrs@uga.edu.

***IMPORTANT: The certification statement at the end of the application requires applicants to immediately notify the Executive Director of Law Admissions by emailing the Operations Manager 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 bsaundrs@uga.edu.  Absent any instructions from you, we will send all mail to the current address specified on your application.


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