Welcome to Emory Law

Congratulations on your acceptance to Emory Law. Our job is to feed your intellect and challenge you to think. We are pleased you have decided to undertake this journey at Emory, a welcoming community that offers an engaging, supportive environment. 

Emory Law students in Commons

Key Dates

Legal Foundations Program: July 16 - August 3, 2018

Fall 2018 LLM Orientation:
August 8 - 10 & August 13 - 17, 2018

Mandatory International Student Session: August 10, 2018

Classes Begin: August 20, 2018

Step 1

Submit your enrollment decision »

Step 2

If accepting admission, submit your deposit ($750) either with a check or credit card.

Paying by CheckPaying by Credit Card

You may mail a check or money order to:

Emory University School of Law
1301 Clifton Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30322

Please note that additional fees apply to credit card deposits—$750 plus $25 service charge.

Complete our secure online payment process » 

As you prepare to join us at Emory Law, we have a checklist of actions and forms to complete before you arrive.

  1. Activate your Emory student account:  Log in to OPUS (Online Pathway to University Students), your portal to student accounts, the registrar, and many other services at Emory. Set up your Network ID here »
  2. Create an Emory Email Account.  You will access your Emory email account using the same NetID and password that you use for OPUS access. Your email address is your NETID(at)emory.edu. You will log in to your Emory email account via the Outlook Web Access (OWA) tool, which enables you to access your Emory email from any computer with internet access. Bookmark this direct link to Emory Exchange (Email System): email.emory.edu » 

    Emory uses two-factor authentication to ensure the security of your information. Learn more about Emory's two-factor authentication here »

  3. Health Forms and Insurance Requirements. Complete all required student health information and health forms online with Emory University's online  Health Services portal » All Emory students are required to have health insurance.  There are two options:
    1. Sign up for the Emory Student Health Insurance Plan; or
    2. Fill out an online waiver and get another insurance plan that meets Emory's requirements.
  4. Upload Your Photo for Your EmoryCard (Student ID) » The EmoryCard is the official ID Card of Emory University. It permits access to facilities and events and can be used to purchase goods and services at the university and at a wide range of merchants throughout the community. The image you upload must be on a white or solid neutral background. More information regarding your EmoryCard can be found here »  Photos must be uploaded and approved by of Wednesday, August 2nd. Cards will be available for pickup during Welcome Week. 
  5. Complete the Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduate Students  All incoming Emory University students are required to complete the Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduate Students (Formerly Known as Haven Plus). Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduate Students is a relatively short program: Part 1 takes approximately 45 minutes to complete, and Part 2 (a follow up survey sent 6 weeks after Part 1 is finished) takes approximately 15 minutes to complete. Part 1 on the module must be taken before September 24 and part 2 must be taken before October 19. To sign in, go to: https://shib.everfi.net/login/default.aspx?id=emorysapgSelect "School of Law (All Programs)" under Group/Class. For more information, click here »
  6. Computer Recommendations. Emory Law students are required to own a computer. We recommend that you invest in a new notebook computer from a reputable manufacturer with a three-year warranty. Try to purchase a notebook computer that balances light weight and long battery life. Most exams are taken on computer and most faculty members permit students to take notes on computer in class. The law school supports both Mac and Windows systems. The University provides anti-virus software and the University plans to provide Microsoft Office365 to students beginning in fall, 2014.
  7. Register for On-Campus Parking.  Online registration will open later this summer.  Review campus parking options at http://parking.emory.edu »
  8. Student Accomodations.  Emory University School of Law provides all persons an equal opportunity to participate in and benefit from programs and services afforded to others.  Sei Yoshioka-Cefalo is a Licensed Professional Counselor at the School of Law and is the primary liaison to Emory University Access, Disability Services, and Resources (ADSR).  He can assist qualified students with obtaining a variety of services and ensures that all matters of equal access, reasonable accommodation, and compliance are properly addressed.  If you have questions or concerns pertaining to accommodations that you may need while you are a student at the School of Law, please contact Sei directly by sending an e-mail to: sei.yoshioka@emory.edu. When you contact Sei, please provide your full name, Emory ID number, and the program you will be enrolled.  If you are a transfer student, please indicate accordingly.

Housing Options

Emory University does not provide on-campus graduate housing. 

While we are unable to recommend specific properties, Emory does provide a Off Campus Housing Resource website

Students with disabilities can contact Emory's Office of Disability Services for specific information on obtaining an Individualized Accommodation Plan.

Academic advising and registration for courses will occur over the summer and we will be following up with more details in late spring.  In the meantime, you can view the Fall 2018 course schedule below:

Class Schedule »

Course Descriptions »