Students who wish to apply to UC Hastings should do so online via the Law School Admission Council's Credential Assembly Service (CAS) at www.lsac.org. Personal statements and resumes should be uploaded directly into the applicant's LSAC account. The $75 UC Hastings application fee should be paid electronically through LSAC. Official transcript(s) and recommendation letters should be sent directly to LSAC, 662 Penn St, Newton, PA 18940, USA.
Students who wish to apply for the LL.M program should follow the LL.M application instructions, which are different from the J.D. instructions on this page.
First-year J.D. applicants should apply online between October 1 and March 1 for enrollment the following August. First-year applications are only considered for fall semester enrollment; it is not possible to begin classes during the spring or summer terms.
Early Commitment applicants must have their applications submitted by November 15 and completed no later than December 1.
Transfer applicants should apply online between May 1 and July 1. Transfer applications are only considered for fall semester enrollment. Updated recommendation letters should be sent directly to the LSAC.
Visiting students should apply online between May 1 and July 1 for the fall semester and between October 15 and December 1 for the spring semester.
If you encounter any technical difficulties with the application process, contact LSAC directly at 215-968-1393. Feel free to direct non-technical inquiries to the Admissions Office via email or phone at 415-565-4623.