Announcements

Financial Aid Announcement

  • 11 November 2020
  • The Deadline for Fall 2020 semester loan increase requests is December 11, 2020. This will allow time for them to be processed before the winter break. Our office will close Friday, Dec. 18, 2020.
  • If you will be attending spring semester, you will be able to request loan increases until mid-April pending eligibility.
  • If your classes start on Jan. 19, 2021 and you have federal loans, they will disburse to your Tulane account on Jan. 15, 2021. Request a refund via Gibson Online if you are expecting living expense funds.
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Financial Aid can be contacted via phone: 504-865-5931, or  email: finaid@law.tulane.edu. Good luck on finals and have a great break!

Clinic Information Session

  • 11 November 2020

There is clinic information session planned for today (11/11) at Noon via Zoom. Please see the meeting id below.

 

Clinic Information Session Zoom Meeting ID:

925 8795 4556

 

 

Stacy Seicshnaydre

Associate Dean for Experiential Learning and Public Interest Programs

William K. Christovich Professor of Law

Tulane Law School

6329 Freret Street

New Orleans, LA 70118

sseicshn@tulane.edu

(504) 865-5158

 

Exam Updates

  • 7 November 2020

Dear Students,

I hope you are hanging in there at the end of a long and stressful week (and semester). As we head into the last week of classes, I wanted to send you a few important updates regarding exams.

 

  1. As previously announced, if you are an in-person or partially remote student and you plan to take all exams remotely, please complete this form. Because of changes to the exam schedule, we are extending the deadline to complete this form until 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 11. We will be in touch to confirm that we have received this form after the deadline.
  2. If you would like to use the law school to take exams scheduled between Monday, November 30 and Friday, December 4, please complete this form by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 11. If you request space, we will notify you of your room assignments for these exams by Thursday, November 19.
  3. As a reminder, if your professor opts for an open electronic note exam, you will have access to electronic materials during the exam. THESE MATERIALS MUST BE DOWNLOADED TO YOUR DESKTOP BEFORE THE START OF THE EXAM.
  4. If you need to reschedule your exam for travel or other reasons caused by the new exam schedule, please set up a time to meet with me at Calendly.com/abigailgaunt.

Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns. Thanks for your flexibility and understanding as we navigate the challenges of 2020.

Sincerely,

Abigail Gaunt | she, her, hers 

Fall 2020 Exam Guidelines and remote exam option for students

  • 26 October 2020

Dear Students,

 

Fall 2020 exams will take place from November 14 to November 25.  We know that given the unique circumstances surrounding exams this semester, students have a number of exam-related questions.  Please review the attached information regarding the administration of exams for the Fall 2020 semester.  This information is also posted under the Exam Information link on the Intranet.

 

Fall 2020 Exam Guidelines

Spring 2021 Seminar, Directed Research and Simulation Course application process

  • 19 October 2020

DIRECTED RESEARCH APPLICATION PROCESS

Students interested in registering for Directed Research in Spring 2021 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 page of 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 by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 30th.  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. 

 

SEMINAR APPLICATION PROCESS

Students wishing to apply for a Spring 2021 seminar course should submit the seminar application form to Academic Services by 5:00 pm on Friday, October 30th.  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 9th.  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

 

SIMULATION COURSE SELECTION

Students who wish to enroll in a simulation course should submit their ranked preferences on the Simulation Course Survey by 5:00 pm on Friday, October 30th.  There is a survey to indicate Simulation Course Preferences at -  https://tulane.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8IXOwGLu4M9wBQV

The Office of Academic Services will post a list of students who will be pre-registered for each simulation course before registration starts. In allocating courses, we will give priority among other considerations to those students who require additional experiential credits to graduate or for bar eligibility. Students who are not placed in their first choice of simulation course will be added to the waitlist for that course. A student who does not want to take a course for which the student is pre-registered or wait-listed should drop it through Gibson promptly and notify Academic Services. Any re

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