SUMMER BOSTON: RULES
Suffolk University Law School's Summer Program will be held on Monday through Thursday from May 21, 2012 until July 23, 2012. Summer School Examination period extends from July 24, 2012 until July 26, 2012.
Only students in good standing at Suffolk University Law School or at other ABA accredited law schools Will be eligible to apply and attend the summer program. All Suffolk students wishing to attend may register from March 19, 2012 through May 4, 2012.
All non-Suffolk students wishing to attend must fill out the Application for Admission and as part of the application must present a letter from an official at the law school they are attending, stating that they are in good academic standing.
Rules and Regulations
IV. Summer Law Program
Suffolk University Law School offers a 10-week summer program open to students who have completed the first year of law school in good standing at an American Bar Association-accredited law school. An applicant to the program must present a letter of good standing from the dean of his or her law school.
Notes: For purposes of the ABA residency requirement, the summer law program is equivalent to one-half semester. The Suffolk University Law School Sweden Summer Program is not covered by this section (IV.A.)
B. Course Load
Any student may take up to 5 credits (10 classroom hours per week) without special permission. Evening students may take up to 6 credits without special permission. Any student wishing to take 7 credits (14 classroom hours per week) must petition an associate dean for special administrative approval. Day students wishing to take 6 or 7 credits (12 to 14 classroom hours per week) must petition for special administrative approval.
C. Acceleration through Summer Law Program
Any evening Suffolk student wishing to accelerate through the use of summer evening law school program is advised that the approval must be obtained.
Any evening division Suffolk student intending to accelerate his or her program by one semester must complete 9, 10, 11, or 12 credits over two or three summer sessions. Evening students must enroll in a minimum of 4 credits in summer sessions.
Any evening student who enrolls in 9-12 credits in summer sessions may be eligible to eliminate the final semester of study provided:
D. Application of Summer Credits to Final Semester
Any Evening Division Suffolk student attending one summer session must enroll in at least 5 credits (two courses) to reduce his or her final semester credit requirement to fewer than 7 credits and thus qualify for reduced tuition.
Any Day Division Suffolk student attending only one summer session must enroll in at least 5 credits (two courses) to reduce his or her final semester credit requirements to fewer than 10 credits and thus qualify for reduced tuition.
Any Day or Evening Division Suffolk student may apply credits earned during a summer session to his or her last semester without approval. Day students may not use Summer Session credits to eliminate their final semester.
ANY EVENING STUDENT ENROLLING IN 7 CREDITS OR MORE IN A FALL OR SPRING SEMESTER IS LIABLE FOR FULL TUITION PAYMENT.
ANY DAY STUDENT ENROLLING IN 10 CREDITS OR MORE IN A FALL OR SPRING SEMESTER IS LIABLE FOR FULL TUITION PAYMENT.
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