Student Information Form
The Student Information Form allows the GLS Office to maintain the most current information regarding newly admitted students of the SJD, D Law, LLM, and MJ degree programs.
E-mail Agreement Form
The E-mail Agreement Form allows newly admitted students of the SJD, D Law, LLM, and MJ degree programs to confirm their compliance with the e-mail communication policy within School of Law.
Course Substitution Form
The Course Substitution Form allows students within a graduate law program to request the substitution of a required program course with another course offering.
The Externship Form is required for enrollment in an externship. Graduate law students who wish to pursue an externship must (1) enroll in an externship class for two or three credit hours; (2) attend an externship class or meeting throughout the semester; and (3) secure an externship site and (4) follow the steps discussed on the externship webpage at: LLM Externships.
Directed Study Form
The Directed Study Form is required for enrollment in a directed study. Graduates who wish to pursue a directed study will work under the supervision of a member of the Loyola law faculty who is working on an article for publication or on the development of new teaching methods, particularly those using technology as part of instructional practices. Graduates must (1) secure a directed study with a faculty member of their choice; (2) complete the Graduate Legal Studies Course Approval Form; and (3) return this form to Dean Michael Kaufman, signed by the faculty member.
Graduate law students may earn between one and four credit hours depending on the number of hours worked per semester as reflected below:
- 1 credit = 30 hours
- 2 credits = 60 hours
- 3 credits = 80 hours
- 4 credits = 100 hours
Graduate Independent Research Form
The Graduate Independent Research Form is required for students wanting to undergo independent research. Graduates who wish to pursue independent research will produce a scholarly paper of publishable quality on a topic of interest to them. Graduates are required to obtain approval from a faculty member whose scholarly work is the same or similar to the subject area of the independent research. That faculty member will oversee the graduate fellow’s progress throughout the semester. Graduates must (1) secure an independent research project with a faculty member of their choice; (2) complete the Graduate Legal Studies Course Approval Form; and (3) return the form to Dean Michael Kaufman, signed by the faculty member.
Graduate fellows may earn between one and four credit hours depending on the number of pages produced as reflected below:
- 1 credit = 30 pages
- 2 credits = 60 pages
- 3 credits = 80 pages
- 4 credits = 100 pages
Academic Information Disclosure Request Form
The Academic Information Disclosure Request Form allows students and alumni of the SJD, D Law, LLM, and MJ degree programs to request and authorize the Office of Graduate Legal Studies (GLS) to disclose academic information regarding their enrollment status, as revealed within their academic file and on record at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, to a designated individual and/or institution for academic and career purposes or otherwise specified.