Pay Your Fall 2018 Seat and/or Housing Deposit Here
Admitted Student Links
If you are an admitted student and would like to schedule a visit, you can attend a scheduled Open House event or tour. You can also contact your admissions counselor at 718-990-6474 to arrange a tour, a class visit, or a meeting with a faculty member, financial aid representative, career development counselor, or current student.
Your seat deposit amount and due date is located in your letter of admission.
Credit card deposits may be made online using UIS (University Information System).Your user ID is your social security number and password is your date of birth in 6 digit form (e.g. March 6, 1985 - 030685). You may also use your X number as your user ID (your X number will be given to you via email in late June). You will be required to change your password at first sign-in.
Check deposits should made payable to St. John's University and mailed to:
Law School Admissions Office
St. John's University
8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens, NY 11439
Orientation and the Fall Semester
Convocation and Orientation – Begins mid August
Sunday, August 12, 2018 - Convocation
An introduction to St. John’s University, a convocation event, a chance to interact with faculty for lunch or other fun activities, an opportunity to volunteer in the community around St. John’s, and time to meet your new classmates. There will be orientation events during the first two weeks of the Fall semester.
All students are required to attend convocation and all orientation sessions pertaining to their respective programs.
Monday, August 13, 2018 - Fall semester begins for all 1L students
Introduction to Law (August 13 - August 24)
This course is a St. John’s exclusive and reflects our belief that we want every student to succeed. All 1Ls take this ungraded two week course prior to the start of their first semester classes. It includes instruction on how to read and brief cases to give new students a footing to traverse the unfamiliar ground of legal education, including case analysis and statutory analysis. The introductory course also presents the fundamentals of legal writing.
Fall Semester Classes (Begins August 27)
First year students will be assigned classes and you will receive your Fall class schedule in July along with convocation and orientation information.