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Requirements & Deadlines

Semester in D.C. Requirements


To be eligible, a student must meet all of the following conditions:

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.8 or better at all times, including at the time of application.
  • 54 or more credits completed towards J.D.
  • "C" or better in each of the following courses: Health Care Law, Administrative Law, and Legal Profession, prior to the start of the semester in D.C.
  • Pursuing a health law concentration, health law related dual degree, or health law LL.M.

 Application Requirements

  • Cover Letter(s)
  • Résumé
  • Unofficial Transcript
  • 5-Page Writing Sample
  • Completed Application Form

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 Student Responsibilities

  • Transportation to/from Washington, D.C.
  • Housing in Washington, D.C.
  • Living expenses in Washington, D.C.

Important Dates

Fall 2022

Monday,  Sept. 12: Information Session, Scott Hall, Room TBA

Tuesday,  Sept. 15: Applications DUE

Friday,  Sept. 16 – Oct. 7: Placement matching occurs

Thursday,  Oct. 27: Regalia Days for Semester in D.C. students

Tuesday,  Nov. 1: Departure Meeting, Location TBA

Jan. 9: Semester in D.C. begins

Feb. 15-17: Site visits

April 14: Last day of Semester in D.C. 2023