J.D. Admissions


University of Houston Law Center - Admitted Students

Congratulations on your acceptance to the University of Houston Law Center! These pages will provide you with useful information on important dates, visitation opportunities, housing, and much more. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Admissions at lawadmissions@uh.edu or 713-743-2280.

Visit the UH Law Center

If you haven’t already visited the law school, we invite you to come learn more about the opportunities that await you here. For more information on individual class visits, tours, parking, and directions to campus, please click here.

Admitted Students’ Facebook Page

Need a roommate? Want to meet some of your classmates over the Summer? Have questions for current UHLC students? All Fall 2014 admitted students are eligible to join the 2014 Admitted Students Facebook page.  Please request to be added to the Facebook page and a member of the Admissions staff will approve your request.

Important Dates

  • Enrollment Fee due - April 15, 2014 (unless your acceptance letter lists a later date). Click here to secure your seat in the class.
  • Registration Commitment Form due- June 1, 2014 (unless your acceptance letter lists a later date).   Form will be sent via email in mid-May.
  • Bacterial Meningitis Immunization Form due- July 1, 2014 (or as soon as possible after your acceptance for those who are accepted after July 1).  You cannot be registered for classes until the form has been processed.  Click here for information.
  • Admitted Students Preview Day - Thursday, July 17, 2014
  • New Student Orientation (mandatory for all incoming students) – August 15- 16, 2014
  • Classes begin – August 25, 2014
  • Declaration of Intent due for students who plan to practice law in Texas- October 1, 2014  Information will be sent mid-summer.  Ble.state.tx.us

Past Events

  • Admitted Student Dinners with Faculty- Please join us for dinner with a professor and a current student on one of the following dates.  Space is limited to 5-6 students per date. To RSVP please call 713-743-2280 or email lawadmissions@uh.edu.

    Tuesday, March 18, 2014- Dinner with Professor Teddy Rave
    Antica Osteria (2311 Bissonnet St.) at 6:45pm.

    Thursday, March 20, 2014- Dinner with Professor Sapna Kumar
    Hugo’s (1600 Westheimer Rd.) at 6:30pm.

    Monday, March 24, 2014- Dinner with Professor Jessica Mantel
    Benji’s (5922 Washington Ave.) at 6:45pm.

    Wednesday, March 26, 2014- Dinner with Professor Jessica Roberts
    Indika (516 Westheimer Rd.) at 6:00pm

    Tuesday, April 1, 2014- Dinner with Professor Kafah Bachari
    Ambrosia (2003 Lexington St.) at 7:00pm.

    Friday, April 4, 2014- Dinner with Professor Darren Bush
    Michaelangelo’s (307 Westheimer Rd.) at 6:00pm.

    Wednesday, April 9, 2014- Dinner with Professor David Kwok
    Ambrosia (2003 Lexington St.) at 6:00pm.

    Thursday, April 17, 2014 – Dinner with Professor Zachary Bray
    Benjy’s Upper Washington (5922 Washington Ave.) at 6:15 pm

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014 – Dinner with Professor Kellan Zale
    Indika (516 Westheimer Rd.) at 6:30 pm
  • Admitted Students Preview Day - Friday, April 4, 2014.
  • Part-time Admitted Students Preview Eve - Tuesday, April 15, 2014
  • John Black Moot Court Finals- Friday, April 18, 2014. Join us at the Law Center at 5:30 pm to view the final round of the Annual John Black Moot Court Competition and talk to current students in our Advocacy program about the competition and about advocacy opportunities at UHLC.  This competition is open only to first-year students, and all 1Ls are required to compete in at least one round of moot court as part of the Lawyering Skills and Strategies course. Light bites will be served.