The Georgetown Law Student Handbook of Academic Policies (known as the Georgetown Law Bulletin prior to 2013-2014) is the Law Center’s official publication of academic rules.

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2021-2022 Georgetown Law Student Handbook

What you’ll find in the Student Handbook:

  1. Academic Calendar
  2. Juris Doctor Program
  3. LL.M. Programs
  4. General Administrative Policies
  5. Conduct Policies
  6. Tuition and Fees
  7. Nondiscrimination Policies

Revisions

November 5, 2021

A revised Student Handbook was posted November 5, 2021 to reflect the following updates:

  • Modification of the Disciplinary Hearing Procedures for Sexual Misconduct Cases (pages 106, 117, 120-121); and
  • A change in Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Law Center Students (pages 98, 116, 123)

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November 19, 2021

A revised Student Handbook was posted November 19, 2021 to reflect the following updates and clarifications:

  • A clarification to the Certificate in Legal English program description, confirming program requirements remain consistent (page 58); and
  • The addition of a “Revocation by Operation of Law” provision to the Georgetown University Policy on Sexual Misconduct (pages 130-131) and of an Appendix C to the Policy on Sexual Misconduct, listing changes and updates to the Policy on Sexual Misconduct as required by the operation of law provision (page 146), as well as changes and updates to Appendix A and B as required by operation of law (pages 134 and 142). 

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December 3, 2021

A revised Student Handbook was posted December 3, 2021 to reflect the following changes:

  • A modification of the JD Pass/Fail Option election deadline (pages 14-15);
  • The addition of a Withdrawal Relief Policy for the Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semesters (pages 15, 35, 79-80). 

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April 12, 2022

A revised Student Handbook was posted April 12, 2022 to reflect the following changes:

  • A new requirement that graduating J.D. students submit the ABA Employment Survey to receive a physical copy of their diploma (page 20);
  • An explicit expectation in the Conduct Policies Chapter that all students provide the Careers Offices with timely and complete information regarding summer and post-graduate employment (page 124).

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