Second Year

Second Year


  • Participate in Journal Orientation.
  • Meet with CPC staff to update your career development plan.
  • Attend judicial clerkship program(s).
  • 2LE students participate in the Hastie Moot Court Competition.
  • Pre-Register for Spring classes. 2LE students will be automatically enrolled in Property and/or Constitutional law and must register for two electives.


  • Once fall grades are posted, review your spring final exams and review with faculty members.
  • Request meeting with academic advisor.
  • Pre-register for fall courses.
  • Attend the CPC’s legal market update.
  • Apply for Global Exchange, Semester in DC or Vermont Exchange.
  • Apply for financial aid, including the institutional form and FAFSA by the deadline.
  • Complete Public Interest Law Group (PILG) summer fellowship application.
  • Attend mandatory externship meeting if participating in externship.
  • Pre-register for summer courses and complete summer financial aid application.
  • 2LE students attend mandatory Inter-Journal Write-on Competition information session.


  • 2LE students pick-up and complete Inter-Journal Write-on Competition problem.
  • Be aware of, and meet, application deadlines for fall recruiting programs, federal government honors programs and fellowships.
  • Accept financial aid award letter.
  • Once spring grades are posted, review your spring final exams and review with faculty members if available.
  • Complete and submit all summer externship requirements and evaluations.
  • Conduct a degree audit with the Registrar’s office.