Application Timeline

2015 Traditional Track (Fall/Spring) LL.M. & J.S.D. Admissions Timeline  

 August 2014  LL.M. Application available
 October 2014  JSD Application available
 Dec 18, 2014 - Jan 5, 2015  Winter recess (University closed)
 January 10, 2015  Deadline to apply online and postmark application materials for 2015-2016 LL.M. traditional track
 February 1, 2015  Deadline to apply online for the 2015-2018 J.S.D. program
 March - April  Admissions decisions finalized, applicants notified
 August 17, 2015*  LL.M. Orientation
 August 24, 2015*  Fall semester law school classes begin

*dates tentative

For a more detailed LL.M. traditional track & J.S.D. program timeline, please see the Current Academic Calendar.

2015 Professional Track (Summer) Admissions Timeline

 August 2014  LL.M. Application available
 September 2014 - January 2015  Rolling admissions: applicants notified of admission status within 2-3 weeks of application completion
 January 10, 2015  Deadline to apply online and postmark application materials for 2015-2016 LL.M. professional track
 May 18, 2015*  Orientation
 May 18, 2015*  Instructions begins for 10-week summer term
 July 23, 2015*  End of 10-week session
 July 24, 2015*  Commencement
 August 14, 2015*  End of 13-week session

*dates tentative

For a more detailed LL.M. professional track schedule, please see http://www.law.berkeley.edu/5663.htm.