Admitted Students


Congratulations on your acceptance to the University of Iowa College of Law!

At Iowa, we take pride in offering students an environment that is challenging and stimulating, yet open, friendly, and highly supportive at the same time. We are confident that you will find this an excellent place to study law during the next three years. We look forward to having you join us this fall. We anticipate that this will be another exceptional class filled with bright and talented students from a rich variety of backgrounds.

General Information  [pdf]
Financing Your Juris Doctor Program   [pdf]



All of the books you need for classes are available at the Law School Bookstore, Room 218.  During peak times, sales are made in room 265. Because you wil have a reading assignment for the first day in each of your classes, be sure to get your books before classes begin. You can purchase books with cash, check, or charges to your University bill through your ID card.  We are not able to accept credit cards.

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The Law Library provides computers for general student use. The following links provides basic information for students about computers available at the law school and about purchasing your own computer.

Technology Information  for Students
Law Library Computers
Purchasing a Computer

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Deposit / Advance Payment

All applicants who have been accepted must submit a $250 non-refundable deposit to hold their place in the class. Applicants accepted before March 15 must submit this payment by April 1; those accepted after March 15 have two weeks to submit this payment. Applicants must pay a second non-refundable deposit of $150 by June 1.

For those who enroll, these deposits are credited toward tuition and fees. Scholarship and/or Legal Opportunity Fellowship recipients must also observe this requirement. Applicants who fail to make these payments by the specified times forfeit their place in the entering class.