Accepting Our Offer



We hope that you will accept our offer of admission to join Fordham Law School's LL.M. program.  To do so, simply follow the steps outlined below.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact llm@law.fordham.edu

1. PAY THE DEPOSIT TO RESERVE YOUR PLACE IN THE LL.M. PROGRAM

You may pay the deposit by credit card, check or money order, as described below.  The deposit is not refundable, but will be applied toward your tuition bill in your first semester.  (Note: Bank transfers are not accepted for payment of the deposit.)

You will receive an automated email acknowledging receipt of your deposit within 3 days of making payment.  Please contact us at llm@law.fordham.edu if you do not receive an email within 3 days.  If you pay using someone else's credit card, please note your name under "Special Notes & Instructions" when making the payment. 

Students who are participating in a Double Degree Program with one of our partner institutions need not pay the deposit.

Credit Card

To pay your deposit by credit card, please click the link below.
Please note: This payment option is only available for those accepted into the LL.M. program, and should not be used by J.D. students.


Deposit - Spring 2015 LL.M. Program

$500.00 (US)

Deposit - Fall 2015 LL.M. Program

$500.00 (US)

Check or Money Order

If you choose to pay the $500.00 deposit by check or money order, please make payment to "Fordham Law School"

Please mail the check or money order to:

Fordham University School of Law
LL.M. Program - Suite 8-131
150 West 62nd Street
New York , NY 10023
U.S.A.

2. CONFIRM YOUR ATTENDANCE IN THE ORIENTATION PROGRAM

Attendance in the New Student Orientation program is mandatory for all new LL.M., Exchange and International Visiting students.  In order to accept our offer of admission, you must confirm your spot in Orientation by registering below.  Please note that this program will meet on a full-time basis, even for those students who have been admitted on a part-time basis.

SPRING 2015 ORIENTATION

Spring Orientation will begin on Saturday, January 3 and end on Saturday, January 10.  Please register by clicking the link below.

>> Click here to register for the Spring 2015 New Student Orientation

*Domestic students (those students with a degree from a U.S. law school) are not required to attend the full orientation program.  These students must instead attend an abbreviated orientation program. 

3. SEND US BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Please fill out the Biographical Information Form. Once you have submitted your information, you will be redirected back to this page.     

>> Click here to fill out the Biographical Information Form
You will be directed off the Fordham Law website to the Adobe® Formscentral secure server.

4. SEND US YOUR FINAL TRANSCRIPTS

If we do not have your final law school and other university-level transcripts, please send them to us as soon as possible and no later than the first day of classes. Students who have not submitted to us their final transcripts will not be permitted to begin classes.  If you filed your credentials through LSAC, we will request your final, official transcripts from LSAC and you need not submit a final copy directly to us.

We recommend that you bring at least one extra copy of your law school transcript with you if you are planning to take the New York State Bar Examination or if you plan to interview for jobs while you are in New York.  Transcripts on file with the Law School may not be used for this purpose.

You may mail your transcript to:

Fordham University School of Law
LL.M. Program - Suite 8-131
150 West 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023
U.S.A.

Students who are participating in a Double Degree Program with one of our partner institutions do not need to submit transcripts prior to the first day of classes, but will receive further instructions regarding transcripts upon arrival.

5. SUBMIT IMMUNIZATION FORM

All students are required by law to submit an immunization form.

>>click here to retrieve the immunization form

This form should be completed by a physician and returned to the following address:

University Student Health Services
Attn: Immunizations
441 East Fordham Road
Bronx, NY 10458
U.S.A.

Telephone:  718.817.4160
Fax:  718.817.3218

Failure to submit this form will result in a hold being placed on your University records, including registration for future semesters.

Students are strongly advised to bring a copy of this form with them for their records.

Students for whom it is not possible or practical to have this form completed by a physician in their home country may use the services of the Fordham University Health Center to get required immunizations for a fee. The Health Center is located in McMahon Hall, Room 203. You should call 212.636.7160 for an appointment.

6. SUBMIT YOUR STUDENT VISA DOCUMENTATION

If you are not a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident of the United States and need a visa to study at Fordham Law, you will need to coordinate with the Office for International Services (OIS).  The first step is to complete the Application for Certificate of Eligibility (AFCOE) and submit it to OIS via email at oisnewstudent@fordham.edu.  Please address all questions regarding visas and the I-20 to oisnewstudent@fordham.edu.

>>Click here to access the AFCOE form

>>Click here to access the website of the Office for International Services

Special Instructions for Summer Institute Program Participants

If you will attend the Summer Institute program prior to the LL.M. program, you will need to submit AFCOE forms for BOTH programs.  Summer Institute AFCOE forms are available on the Summer Institute visa page.

In order to expedite your I-20 processing, please submit the AFCOE forms for both programs together, if possible.

7. JOIN US ON FACEBOOK AND TWITTER!

 Like us on Facebook! We invite you to join our group on Facebook for students admitted to the LL.M. program. To join, please click here and request to be added to the group. Don’t have Facebook? Don’t worry. All program information will still be sent to you by email.

   

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