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About Dean's Certifications

After an applicant is admitted, Yale Law School requires as a prerequisite tomatriculation a Dean's Certification Form from each college or university degree program in which an applicant is, or has been, enrolled, regardless of whether a degree was awarded.More information about Dean's Certifications is included in the materials sent to admitted students.
Timeline 2013-2014
Sept.9:Fall term classes begin; we recommend a visit

Oct. 1:Yale begins accepting applications

Oct. 5:LSAT

Dec. 7:

Dec. 18-Jan. 5:
Winter break

Jan. 21:Spring term classes begin

Feb. 8:LSAT

Feb. 10:Last possible date to take the LSAT

Feb. 28:Last day applications are accepted

Mar. 15:Financial aid deadline

Mar. 15-Mar. 23: Spring break

Apr. 10-Apr. 30: Most decisions are made by mid- to late April

Apr. 28: Classes end

May 3: Deadline for deposits