Important 2021 Recruiting Dates

Recruiting Opportunity

2021 Date

Early Interview Week

August 3-6

Callback Week

August 9-13

Regular Fall OCI Begins

September 7

1L Recruiting Begins

October 4


Guidelines for Offers and Acceptances

  • All recruiting activity shall be guided by NALP's Principles for a Fair and Ethical Recruitment Process.
  • All offers of employment shall be made in writing, clearly stating if reaffirmation is requested and by what date. If such reaffirmation by the student is not given by that date, the offer may be retracted.
  • A copy of the employment offers should be forwarded to Employer Outreach Manager, Ebony Mobley ( contemporaneously with the sending the offer to a student.
  • A student will not hold open more than three offers of employment at any one time. The student will release an excess offer no later than three business days after its receipt.
  • While we will not require employers to keep offers open for a specific period of time, below are suggested timelines for offers.**


2L summer offers

At least 14 calendar days from the date of offer

2L summer offers made before August 1

At least 14 calendar days from the beginning of OCI (August 17, 2021); this allows students to participate in OCI.

3L offers and post-graduate offers

At least 14 calendar days from the date of offer


**If your timeline or circumstance does not allow for a decision period of fourteen (14) calendar days as indicated above, please contact Ebony Mobley at or (706) 542-4361 so the CDO can advise the student appropriately.


Recruiting 1Ls

Prospective employers should not initiate formal one-on-one recruiting contact with first-year students prior to October 4. In limited circumstances, government employers requiring an extensive background check may receive and review applications prior to October 4.  We suggest 1L offers be held open at least 14 calendar days from the date of the offer.


Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy

The University of Georgia ("the University") is committed to maintaining a fair and respectful environment for living, work and study. To that end, and in accordance with federal and state law, University System of Georgia policy, and University policy, the University prohibits harassment of or discrimination against any person because of race, color, sex (including sexual harassment and pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity or national origin, religion, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.  Click here to view the full Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy.

Law School facilities are only open to employers whose hiring practices are consistent with the UGA School of Law Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy.