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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.

COVID-19 FAQs

For answers to the most commonly asked questions related to COVID-19 and the fall 2020 semester, please review our COVID-19 FAQs.

Visit the UH Law Center

In light of the growing concerns regarding COVID-19, The Office of Admissions has suspended tours and on-campus visits at this time. However, we are still operating and have a number of online and virtual options for admitted students! Please see below to learn about the available visits.

Law Center Tours

Admitted Students Day Recording

The entirety of the March 2020 Admitted Student Day was recorded and available to view here (please allow a few minutes for the video to load). While we recognize this is not the same experience as an in-person visit, we hope you still find the presentations informational and they give you a sense of the Law Center community. The agenda is as follows:

Timeframe        Session

  • 00:00 – 04:27 Introduction
  • 04:27 – 27:41 Welcome from Dean Leonard Baynes
  • 28:15 – 1:16:17 Mock Class with Professor Darren Bush
  • 1:25:12 – 1:59:36 Assistant Dean for Career Development, Tiffany Tucker
  • 2:00:00 – 2:36:36 Alumni Panel
  • 2:37:11 – 3:05:50 Assistant Dean for Student Services, Monica Mensah
  • 3:07:20 – 3:38:50 Financial Aid Advisor, Laura Neal
  • 3:38:58 – 4:27:16 Current Student Q&A Panel

If you would like to view just the current student Q&A panel, you may do so here.

Meet with the Admissions Staff

You will find that many of your questions are answered by reviewing the Admissions Process Information and Frequently Asked Questions sections of our website. If you would like to set up a virtual appointment, please utilize the online appointment systemAdmissions counselors are available via email, telephonically, and through video conferencing.

Virtual Class Visits

The Office of Admissions has a few recorded class sessions available for you to view below.  In addition, we are happy to arrange a virtual first-year class visit! You may utilize the online appointment system to schedule your class visit. Please schedule your class visit at least 48 hours in advance of the class you would like to attend.  Once you have submitted your appointment request, you will receive an email within 24 hours with more information as well as the Zoom link to your specific class.

Admitted Student Online Sessions

The Office of Admissions hosted several sessions for admitted students with members of the Law Center community. Please view the recorded sessions below.

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 2020 admitted students are eligible to join the 2021 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 (unless your acceptance letter lists a later date). Click here to secure your seat in the class.
  • Registration Commitment Form due- July 15 (unless your acceptance letter lists a later date).   Form will be sent via email in early July.
  • New Student Orientation

    Part-Time Evening Program Orientation: TBD

    Full-time Program Orientation: TBD

    Transfer Orientation: TBD

  • Professionalism Dinner: TBD
  • Service Projects: TBD
  • Classes begin : TBD
  • Declaration of Intent due for students who plan to practice law in Texas - TBD 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.