Visiting Students


We warmly welcome you to visit our Northeastern Law.

Application Checklist

  • Online application via LSAC
  • Letter of good academic standing from an ABA-approved institution
    Please have the letter sent directly from your home school registrar to:
    Northeastern University School of Law
    Office of Admissions
    416 Huntington Avenue, 101 Knowles
    Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5000


Application Deadlines
Academic Term Application Deadline
Fall Two weeks prior to the start of the term*
Spring Two weeks prior to the start of the term*
Summer Two weeks prior to the start of the term*

*Please see the academic calendar for the specific quarter start dates.

Financial Aid

Visiting students must contact the financial aid office at the law school at which you are presently attending to request financial aid.

Academic Rules And Policies, Procedures And Programs

All academic rules, policies, procedures and programs that govern Northeastern University School of Law regulate participation as a visiting student.


Students should check with your own law school to determine the transferability of credits earned at Northeastern.

Withdrawal Policy

The School of Law provides upper-level instruction on the basis of an academic quarter system; payment is required at the beginning of each quarter. Tuition refunds will be granted only on the basis of the date on which the official withdrawal application is filed. Non-attendance does not constitute official withdrawal. Refunds will be granted in accordance with the following schedule during the 2020-2021 academic year:

Tuition Refunds 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 Academic  Years
All JD Students
Official Withdrawal Percentage of Tuition Refunded
Week 1 100%
Week 2 75%
Week 3 50%
Week 4 25%
Week 5 0%