• 28 October 2019

Intersession sign-up will take place via the TLS Intranet starting October 28th. The link for Intersession selection (see below) is located on the TLS Intranet and will be available starting at 8:00 am on October 28, 2019.


The registration is for ONE of the three Intersession courses occurring at the law school from January 6th-10th, 2020.  


Each course is worth one credit.  Each intensive course will have mandatory attendance and will take place between 9 and 5 on all five days, with additional preparation required in the evenings.  It will be graded Pass/C/Fail, dropping a grade for each missed lecture or class meeting.  The credits are classroom credits (as opposed to non-classroom) and the credit may be used towards satisfaction of the Experiential Learning Requirement.  Please review this information under Section V.D.3 of the Student Handbook.  


The registration will take place via the link for Intersession selection which will be located on the TLS Intranet. This selection link will open at 8:00 a.m. on October 28, 2019 and close at 5:00 p.m. on November 8, 2019.  Academic Services will notify students of their intersession enrollment status by November 18th.  The official drop date for the course will be Friday, December 6, 2019.  Students MUST notify Academic Services if they intend to drop an intersession course. The drop will not be processed unless a drop form is submitted to Academic Services (room 204) by December 6th.  


Academic Services will register the students for the courses based upon the order in which students signed up via the Intranet.  There will be a manual wait list, maintained in Academic Services, based upon the order in which students signed up for the class on the Intranet with priority given to students who have not participated in the past and particularly to third year students who have not previously participated and who may not have an opportunity to do so again.  Students will be notified by Academic Services if an opening occurs and they are able to be added to the Intersession course.  


When you make your selection on the Intranet, please rank order your choice of courses between “CIVIL,” “CRIMINAL,” and “TRANSACTIONAL.”  Once a student is enrolled the Law School considers this an OFFICIAL registration. The intersession&

Spring 2020 Seminar, Directed Research and Simulation Course application process

  • 28 October 2019


Students interested in registering for Directed Research in the spring term must complete a statement of interest indicating why they would like to pursue a particular project.  The statement must be written or typed on the Directed Research Application form.  The directed research application is also located on the Academic Services pageof the TLS Intranet under the Course Documents heading, or may be picked up from the Academic Services Office.  No student may apply to more than one professor in the same semester for a directed research project.  Students should consult with their proposed supervising professor before completing and submitting the Directed Research Application form.   The Directed Research Application form must be turned in to the Academic Services Office (Room 204) by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 8th.  The faculty member will select the students who will be allowed to register for a directed research project.  Only students whose names appear on the list for directed research will be registered.  Those who are not selected are encouraged to either register for a relevant course or to reapply in the following semester. 



Students wishing to apply for a Spring 2020 seminar course should submit the seminar application form to Academic Services (room 204) by 5:00 pm on Friday, November 8th The seminar application form is also located on the Academic Services page of the TLS Intranet under the Course Documents heading, or may be picked up from the Academic Services Office.  The selections for the seminar courses will be posted by November 27th.  Please note that students may apply for only one seminar which could meet the writing requirement, but may register for more seminar courses should there be openings available after the application process has been completed



Students who wish to enroll in a simulation course should submit their ranked preferences on the Simulation Course Preferences Form by 5:00 pm on Friday, November 8th.  There is a link to indicate Simulation Course Preferences located on the TLS Intranet at 

The Office of Academic Services will post a list of students who w

Spring 2020 Registration Materials and Class Schedule

  • 28 October 2019
The registration materials for the Spring 2020 semester are posted on the Academic Services page of the TLS Intranet under the COURSE DOCUMENTS heading.     



Students may also take advantage of the online schedule of classes at to search for specific courses.  You select the Schedule of Classes option, then make sure the correct semester is indicated under Term.  Here you can search for courses by instructor or subject area, and you can find courses that may meet the Experiential Learning requirement by selecting the Professional Skills option under the Curriculum Requirements heading.  
Students may also use the online schedule of classes to help plan their schedule.    Click on the ADD button next to the course to add it to your planner.  Then click on the My Planner tab to see a weekly schedule based upon the courses you selected.  Please note that using the schedule of classes to develop a planner is an advising tool only and does not indicate that you have registered for classes.  Course registration must be completed using the Registration option via Gibson Online.  Note that there is a Monday-Friday class grid posted on the on the Academic Services page of the TLS Intranet for your reference. 


Registration will be conducted online via Gibson at  Log in using the same username and password used to access your Tulane email, click on the Student tab and then select the Register (drop/add) option under Student Self-Service, or you may select the Register (Add/Drop) link from the online schedule of classes at to link to online registration via Gibson. 


Registration for 3L and LLM students will begin at 8:00 am on December 3, 2019.  Registration for 2L students will begin at 8:00 am on December 4, 2019.


If there are any questions about the registration process please contact Academic Services or stop by room 204 and we will be happy to assist you.

Fall 2019 Exam Numbers Assigned

  • 28 October 2019

The exam numbers (blind grading IDs) for the Fall 2019 semester have been assigned.  Students will use this one exam number assigned to them for all examinations taken or assignments done anonymously during the fall term.  This is different than any exam number used during a previous semester.


To access your exam number log on to GIBSON online and select the Blind Grading ID option under the Law School Services heading. Then choose Fall 2019 when prompted for the term.


Information regarding exams procedures and instructions will be posted closer to the exam period.

Pass/D/Fail Election Deadline

  • 28 October 2019

The deadline to select the pass/D/fail option for the Fall 2019 semester is Friday, November 1st.  Those upper-class JD students who wish to use their pass/D/fail option this semester should submit the election form to Academic Services Office (room 204) by 5:00 p.m. on 11/1/2019.  The election form can be found under the Forms link on the Academic Services page of the TLS Intranet. 


Students may find the information regarding the pass/D/fail election policy under Section IV.J in the Student Handbook.