Summer Session

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Carolina Law’s Summer Session typically begins soon after May Commencement, lasts six weeks, and offers various courses for students from UNC and other law schools. Students may enroll in a maximum of 6 credits. In 2024, between May 13 and June 21, students can earn between 1 and 4 credits in the courses listed below. Please note that:

  • nearly all of the instruction will occur remotely,
  • two courses are pass/fail (Deposition Skills and Externship),
  • Professional Responsibility and Evidence have final exams, and
  • the other courses have no exam.

Currently enrolled students can find more details here.

One Credit Courses

Deposition Skills

Two Credit Courses

Advanced Legal Research
Judicial Clerkship Writing
Professional Responsibility
Electronic Discovery Technologies
Writing for Practice

Three Credit Course

Evidence

Four Credit Course

Externship

Registration

Registration for the 2024 summer session will likely open in late March and close in mid-May. Late registration may include a fee. All Carolina Law and visiting students must register by and attend classes the first week of summer session. If you have questions about registration, please contact the Carolina Law Registrar’s Office by email at srsessom@email.unc.edu.

Tuition and Fees

Summer 2023 tuition and fees were: Residents $544/credit; Non-Residents $1,378/credit.

Tuition may be paid online via ConnectCarolina or by mail to University Cashier, Suite 2215 SASB North, CB #1400, 450 Ridge Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-1400.

Visiting Students Summer Session Registration

Students from law schools other than Carolina Law may register for summer session. A residency determination establishes if students should have in-state or out-of-state tuition. Apply for residency.

The registration form and a letter of good standing should be received in late April to be considered for early registration. Visiting students who do not complete registration by early May may be required to pre-pay tuition/fees or provide proof of financial aid prior to registration.

Visiting students should complete the online registration form and submit a letter of good standing from your Registrar or Academic Dean to: