How to apply for the Summer and Fall 2023 Clinic sessions:

All students who wish to enroll in the Clinic for the Summer or Fall 2023 semesters must meet minimum eligibility requirements (listed below) and apply for the Clinic in the following manner:


Fall 2023: Download a copy of the Clinic Registration Information Materials and the Clinic Lottery Sign-Up, Statement of Interest, and Preference Sheet below or obtain a copy from the clinic office (BLB 380).

Summer 2023: email Ashley Peterson at to request a copy of the application or obtain a copy from the clinic office (BLB 380).

 Download the application


You must complete and return the Clinic Lottery Sign-Up, Statement of Interest, and Preference Sheet no later than 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 28, 2023, in order to be included in the clinic lottery.  

You will return the completed application via email to Ashley Peterson at OR you can submit your application in person to the clinic office. You are responsible for making sure the email correspondence was received, either by a return receipt or an email confirmation from the Clinic.


The application process will be completed and the results emailed to applicants by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 4, 2023.


You must confirm your spot in the clinic no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 7, 2023. Failure to confirm in a timely manner means the position will be offered to the next student in line for that position. You are responsible for confirming the position.


Ashley Peterson will inform the Registrar of your enrollment in the Clinic for your chosen amount of credit hours (LAW:9302).

Application Timeline

APPLICATION DUE: Tuesday, March 28th by 4:30 p.m. (via email or drop off in-person)

RESULTS POSTED: Tuesday, April 4th by 5:00 p.m. (via email)

ACCEPT YOUR POSITION: Friday, April 7th by 4:30 p.m. (via email)

Learn more about the Law Clinic and its practice areas. 

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