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 2015 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

Wednesday, April 1st at 6:00 pm at Michelangelo’s Restaurant (307 Westheimer, Houston, 77006) with Professor Darren Bush

Wednesday, April 8th at 6:30 pm at Heights General Store (350 W. 19th Street, Houston, 77008) with Professor Zachary Bray

  • Admitted Student Receptions with Alumni – dates and times listed below.  Please click here in order to RSVP, or email lawadmissions@uh.edu.

    Dallas, Texas – Monday, April 6th at 5:30 pm at Locke Lord LLP. (2200 Ross Avenue Suite 2200 Dallas, TX 75201)

  • Enrollment Fee due - April 15, 2015 (unless your acceptance letter lists a later date). Click here to secure your seat in the class.
  • Registration Commitment Form due- June 1, 2015 (unless your acceptance letter lists a later date).   Form will be sent via email in mid-May.
  • Bacterial Meningitis Immunization Form due (for students younger than 22 years old)- July 1, 2015 (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 23, 2015
  • New Student Orientation (mandatory for all incoming students) – August 14 -15, 2015
  • Classes begin – August 24, 2015
  • Declaration of Intent due for students who plan to practice law in Texas- October 1, 2015  Information will be sent mid-summer.  Ble.state.tx.us

First Year Classes

To see brief descriptions of the first-year courses taken by all 1Ls, please click here.