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Transfer Admitted Students

Welcome Class of 2025!

Key Dates

Welcome Week (Required)
August 8-11, 2023 
Schedule coming soon

Classes Begin
August 14, 2023

New Student Checklist

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

  1. Register for Welcome WeekThe registration form will be emailed to you. 
  2. Submit a Final Law Transcriptindicating grades for all courses you wish to transfer to Emory Law, including all 1L spring classes and any courses taken during the summer of 2023. If you do not submit a transcript with all of your grades from your previous law school, you may not receive credit for them at Emory Law.If you are taking a summer course, you must follow up with the Law Registrar and the Office of Admission and providean updated transcript when the grade is available. Digital versions are preferred, either via your CAS report or emailed to  
  3. Verify LSAC Has a Copy of Your Final Undergraduate Transcript The American Bar Association requires Emory Law to receive a final transcript indicatingthe date of your undergraduate degree conferral. Please have these sent to LSAC so that they can be delivered via your CAS report. You may also have official versions sent digitally to Undergraduate transcripts are not considered final without a degree conferral date. 
  4. Submit EmoryCard Photo IDSubmit your photo here, and please follow all submission guidelines. 
  5. Health Forms and Insurance RequirementsComplete all required student health information and health forms online with Emory University's online Health Services Portal. 
  6. Review Our Laptop and 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.  
  7. Complete the Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduate StudentsAll incoming Emory University students are required to complete the Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduate Students (SAP-G) education module. SAP-G is an online learning platform designed to empower you to make well-informed decisions about issues that affect your years at Emory and beyond. It takes approximately 45 minutes to complete (closed captioning is available for video portions). You will receive an email to your Emory email address with instructions on how to complete the module.   
  8. Set Up Your Network ID and PasswordYour NetID allows you to access OPUS (Online Pathway to University Students). Set up your Network ID here. 
  9. Log In to OPUS (Online Pathway to University Students) OPUS is your portal to student accounts, the registrar, and many other services at Emory. Explore OPUS and get familiar with the resources you will use as an Emory Law student. Submit a help request if you cannot log in or access OPUS. Include your first and last name and your Emory Net ID. DO NOT INCLUDE YOUR PASSWORD.  
  10. Log into your Emory Email Account Your Emory Email address will be available 24-48 hours after you confirm your intent to enroll. You will access your account using the same NetID and password that you use for OPUS access. Your email address is your NETID(at) 
  11. Duo AuthenticationMany services at Emory require Duo authentication before you can log in from off-campus. Duo provides extra security by checking an app on your phone before allowing you to login to important Emory services, such as Email and Opus. Learn more about Duo here and install the software on your phone. If you have questions about Duo or configuring Duo, please contact the University help desk at (404) 727-7777.  
  12. Register for On-Campus ParkingPlease register for Fall 2023 parking by using the parking transportation website. Please check your Emory email account for an email from Parking Services with more details. Parking registration opens in the summer. 
  13. Student AccommodationsEmory University School of Law provides all persons an equal opportunity to participate in and benefit from programs and services afforded to others. Please visit the Department of Accessibility Services website for information about our policies and procedures and to begin the process of registration. If you have additional questions or concerns pertaining toaccommodations that you may need while you are a student at the School of Law, please contact the Office of Academic Engagement & Student Success by sending an email to In your email, please include your full name, Emory ID number, and the program in which you will be enrolled. If you are a transfer student, please indicate accordingly. Students with disabilities seeking accommodations should contact Emory’s Department of Accessibility Services to begin the registration process in advance of when the accommodations are needed. The Department of Accessibility Services strongly encourages new students to submit their accommodation requests by July 1 to ensure there is enough time for the registration process prior to the fall term.  
  14. Students Wishing to Use VA BenefitsGo to the Emory Registrar VA website. Read the instructions found under the "New Applicant" drop down menu. Step 3 of the "New Applicant" drop down menu contains a link to the "Veterans Enrollment Data Form". This form must be downloaded and completed. Email the completed "Veterans Enrollment Data Form" and a copy of either your "Certificate of Eligibility" or "EBenefits Summary Page" to 

Class Registration

  • Schedule a meeting with an academic advisor to discuss any questions you have about building your schedule, transfer credits, and Emory Law credit requirements.  
  • Register for classes with the support of your academic advisor and the Law Registrar’s Office. 
  • For reference, review the Emory Law Fall 2023 course descriptions, class schedule, and academic calendar.  


Emory University does not provide on-campus graduate housing. Emory's Off-Campus Housing website  and the Emory Law Housing Guide can assist you in finding housing in the area. 

Students with disabilities can contact Emory's Department Of Accessibility Services for specific information on obtaining an Individualized Accommodation Plan.