Colorado Law Opens Doors to New Orleans' Students

September 2, 2005

Colorado Law announced today that it will reopen admissions to accommodate law students displaced by Hurricane Katrina. The Law School invites applications from second- and third-year law students currently enrolled at Tulane and Loyola-New Orleans law schools. Preference will be given to Colorado residents. First year students previously admitted to CU Law will also be considered."We have a plan to accommodate immediately law students displaced from the several law schools in Katrina's destructive swath," said Law Dean David Getches this morning. "The faculty and student body at CU Law School will welcome students whose education would be interrupted by this disaster. We are also seeking out other opportunities to do our part in ameliorating our colleagues' suffering."The School can accommodate at least 5 second-year and 5 third-year students. Review of applications will begin Friday afternoon, September 2, 2005. Notification will be given by phone and email. New Orleans students wishing to apply are encouraged to download an application here and to fax the completed form to 303-492-2542. The application fee will be waived and the LSDAS report and personal essay are not required at this time. For more information contact the Office of Admissions at 303-492-7203.If you are a Tulane or Loyola-New Orleans student wishing to apply, click here for course availability. Follow the instructions to search for law courses. Additional spaces in courses may become available. Currently, resident tuition for the fall 2005 semester is $6,120 for nine or more credit hours; nonresident tuition is $13,572. Fees may be charged as well. Financial aid, tuition charges, and health insurance are under review. Please contact these offices directly for further information. Also visit the housing office.Download our application here. Fax the completed application form to 303-492-4542. The application fee is waived and the LSDAS report and personal essay are not necessary at this time.