Loyola University Chicago

Registrar

School of Law

Transferring Divisions

Students who want to transfer divisions must complete a division transfer form and get it signed by Dean Jean Gaspardo or Dean James Faught. Students are permitted to transfer divisions only onceduring their law school careers. Students are not permitted to change divisions after registration has begun.

Transferring Divisions: If approved to do so by the Office of the Dean, a student in the part-time division may transfer to the full time division under the following conditions:

  • A student in the part-time division who seeks to transfer to the full-time division before the third semester and graduate in three years (six fall or spring semesters) must complete a minimum of eight hours of summer courses. All students may register for a maximum of eight credit hours during any one summer session.
  • A student in the part-time division who seeks to transfer to the full-time division before the fourth semester and graduate in three years (six fall or spring semesters) must complete a minimum of eleven hours of summer courses. All students may register for a maximum of eight credit hours during any one summer session.
  • A student in the part-time division who seeks to transfer to the full-time division before the fifth semester and graduate in three years (six fall or spring semesters) must complete a minimum of fifteen hours of summer courses over two summers. All students may register for a maximum of eight credit hours during any one summer session.
  • Full-time students who seek to transfer to the part-time division must meet with a member of the Dean's Office to discuss the conditions upon which a transfer will be approved.

Students may not transfer divisions for the final semester.

Dean's Permission: In exceptional circumstances, a student may apply in writing to the Dean or his/her delegate for permission to take fewer than the required semester hours.