Each summer UC Hastings offers classes in a variety of subject areas. All courses are taught at UC Hastings in San Francisco, adjacent to federal, state, and local courthouses, San Francisco City Hall, and many of the city's leading law firms.
The credit-bearing courses are open to any J.D. student currently enrolled and in good academic standing at an ABA-accredited law school and to Hastings LL.M. and MSL students.
Two sessions of credit-bearing classes will be offered:
Session One: May 11-June 18 (No classes on Monday, May 25)
|Medical Malpractice Litigation||32951||Carter Zinn||1||M||5:45 PM-8:10 PM||One additional class on Wednesday, May 27 from 5:45-8:10.|
5:45 PM-7:50 PM
|Exam is on June 25, 2015 at 5:30pm|
|Negotiation||83851||Arlene Kostant||3||MW||5:45 PM-8:40 PM||Two additional Saturday sessions May 30 & June 13 from 9:30 AM-3:45 PM.|
|Negotiation||83852||John Dean||3||TTH||5:45 PM-8:50 PM||One additional Saturday session June 13 from 9:30 AM-3:45 PM.|
|Introduction to Essential Lawyering||85051||Nancy Stuart||1||MT||9:00 AM-4:00 PM||Meets May 11 and May 12 from 9:00 AM-4:00 PM|
|Taking and Defending Depositions||89551||Stefano Moscato||3||MTWTH||5:45 PM-7:50 PM|
Session Two: June 29-August 6
|Law of End of Life Care||32761||Robert Schwartz||1||M||5:45 PM-8:10 PM|
|Legal Ethics||49061||Lois Schwartz||3||MW||5:45 PM-8:50 PM||One additional Saturday session on July 25 from 9:30 AM-3:30 PM|
|Wills & Trusts||58361||James Creighton||3||MTWTH||5:45 PM-7:40 PM|
|Powerful Communication||88461||Mark Perlmutter||3||MTW||5:45 PM-9:15 PM||This class meets from July 1-28.|
Session Three: May 11-July 31st
|Advanced Legal Research: California Law||88731||Hilary Hardcastle||2||
This course is taught using an asynchronous delivery format. Content available May 11- July 31st.
This course will be taught in a distance education format through Blackboard, with deadlines throughout for completing the thirteen topical modules.
The tuition for all credit-bearing 2015 summer courses is $1200 per credit, so a three-unit course will cost $3,600. The tuition is the same for all students, regardless of California residency status or nationality. U.S. citizens, U.S. Permanent Residents, and other eligible non-citizens attending other ABA-accredited law schools can use federal financial aid funds for summer courses provided they are taking a minimum of three credits. Please visit the UC Hastings Financial Aid Office's summer session webpage for further information about paying for summer courses with financial aid funds.
For additional information about the UC Hastings credit-bearing courses, send an email to email@example.com or call 415-565-4613 during normal business hours.
Registration & Application
Registration for summer 2015 classes will open at 9:00 AM, Monday March 30, 2015. Non-UCH students should follow the online instructions to apply for credit-bearing courses. Applications will be accepted until May 8, 2015. After May 8, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org before submitting an application to ascertain if there is still space in the class(es) you would like to take.
Please note that if you wish to cancel your enrollment without incurring any charges, you must drop your class(es) by 11:59 PM on the day BEFORE your summer session begins. That is May 10th for the sessions beginning on May 11th, and June 28th for the session beginning June 29th. Following those dates, charges/refunds are pro-rated and full refunds are not available.
Adding classes must be done no later than 11:59 PM the night BEFORE the first day of the session.