JD Visiting Applicant Online

JD Visiting Applicant
ASU Law Online - Summer 2021

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The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University is a leader in incorporating technology to provide an optimal learning and academic experience. Our highly qualified and experienced faculty have developed a robust online curriculum to provide you with a dynamic selection of law courses to supplement your legal education.

Whether your home law school offers limited flexible online JD course options, or you just want to get ahead this summer while social distancing, our summer course catalogue includes both synchronous (live) and asynchronous (recorded) online course offerings to maximize flexibility for all students without sacrificing the academic quality that is expected from a top 25 law school.

Summer 2021 course offerings include:

  • Business Organizations 
  • Wilderness Law and Policy
  • Evidence
  • Negotiation

See the summer course catalogue for full course descriptions, as well as the class search for up-to-date seat availability. Seats are limited for these courses and enrollment is not guaranteed. 

JD Visiting Applicant

A student in good standing at an American Bar Association accredited law school may be permitted to complete courses at ASU Law without being a candidate for the Juris Doctor degree at ASU Law. Students who have completed at least one year of a JD program is eligible to apply to visit for up to two semesters (maximum 30 credits) at ASU Law. Applicants for visiting student status must ordinarily demonstrate compelling personal reasons to attend and meet certain academic qualifications. All applicants must submit a completed application and visiting applicant approval form to be considered.

As a non-degree or visiting student, your candidacy will be considered based on available space, as well as your class standing and performance in law school, the quality of the law school you attended, undergraduate/graduate academic performance, LSAT score(s), and any unusual personal circumstances that may suggest your need for visiting student status.

Learn more about Fall and Spring visiting applicant options for the ASU Law JD program.

Application Deadlines

Summer: May 12
Fall: July 1

Application Process

Completed applications for visiting admission must be received by the Admissions Office by the deadlines listed above and must include the following items.

  • Complete Law School Admission Council (LSAC) Electronic Application, in addition to the following documents:
    • A statement (in place of personal statement) explaining the reason(s) for your request to visit ASU Law (limit one double-spaced page)
    • Resume not to exceed two typed pages
    • Explanations to affirmative answers to any Character Fitness questions
  • Your current law school registrar must complete the Visiting Application – Law School Information Form and send it with your official law school transcript and copy of the cover page of your CAS report they have on file.
  • Application fee is waived


Contact ASU Law Office of Admissions or call 480-965-1474.