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. For information on local hotels 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 2016 admitted students are eligible to join the 2016 Admitted Students Facebook page.  Please request to be added to the Facebook page and a member of the Admissions staff will approve your request.

Scholarship Opportunity

The Eastern District of Texas Bar Association is awarding up to seven, $5,000 scholarships for the Fall 2016.  Applications will be accepted December 1, 2015 through April 15, 2016.  Attached are the two documents you will need to apply – EDTX Scholarship Criteria and Application and a List of East Texas Counties and CitiesPlease note, you do not have to be from or live in one of the East Texas counties/cities to be eligible for the scholarship.

Important Dates

  • Enrollment Fee due - April 15, 2016 (unless your acceptance letter lists a later date). Click here to secure your seat in the class.
  • Registration Commitment Form due- June 1, 2016 (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, 2016 (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 21, 2016 – To RSVP click here.
  • New Student Orientation (mandatory for all incoming students) – Full-time and Transfer Students: August 9-10, 2016. Part-time Students: August 13, 2016.
  • Professionalism Dinner – August 17, 2016
  • Service Projects – August 19, 2016 and August 20, 2016
  • Classes begin – August 22, 2016.
  • 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.