Mentoring and More Program @ Moritz

Posted on July 1, 2020

One of the many support programs we have at Moritz is Mentoring And More @ Moritz, a program to bridge the theory and practice of law. In this program, you are placed in mentoring groups with up to 6 students and at least two mentors, who come from legal firms, legal services organizations, and government […]

Course Registration & Housing Update

Posted on June 23, 2020

Please log on to your student center at and check your “to do list.” In order for us to complete registration, you need to have completed the “Financial Responsibility Statement”. The University Bursar Office requires all new and returning students to complete a financial responsibility statement (FRS) for each term. This is an easy […]

Information About Textbooks & First Day Assignments

Posted on June 16, 2020

As you plan for your courses with Assistant Dean Fernández-Álvarez, you will need to think about buying books. Professors post the book(s) for their classes on the Registrar’s page, in a section called: “Book Order Fall 2020”. In addition to requiring books, many classes will have a prepared electronic package of reading materials. Not all professors […]

Documents Needed NOW for New York Bar Exam

Posted on June 1, 2020

These are the documents you will need to have in the US before Oct. 1st if you plan to take the New York Bar in July next year: 1- Official Transcript(s). You will need an official transcript issued directly from every law school attended that includes the dates of attendance for each period of study, the courses taken and passed […]

Student Visa Document (I-20) Length of Duration

Posted on May 26, 2020

Those of you coming on student visas (F-1) may notice that your OSU-issued I-20s have a 24-month validity (instead of the one academic year length of the program). This does not mean that our program is a two year program. The Master of Laws (LLM) is a 9-month program (one academic year). However, because we […]

Financial Review and Financial Responsibility Statement

Posted on May 26, 2020

If you have been recently admitted, remember that the deadline for Ohio State to receive financial review documents is June 20th. If you submit them after that date, Ohio State might not be able to issue you your visa paperwork on time. Please refer to Blog Post 1 Instructions on the Financial Review process for […]

Reminder: Curriculum Guide & Course Enrollment Planning

Posted on May 26, 2020

Course enrollment for Seat Deposited Admitted Students will begin in early June. In order to prepare for enrollment and the required pre-enrollment advising session, each student must review and complete the preliminary tasks that are outlined in the LL.M. Guide to the Moritz Curriculum. The course registration process laid out in detail in Section One, […]

Preparing for Course Registration and Orientation

Posted on May 26, 2020

It’s only May, but it’s never too soon to begin thinking about your LL.M. courses! You will find the most complete and updated course listings under under Fall 2020 Course List and Spring 2021 Course List. Please note that the course descriptions are on the LL.M. Guide to the Moritz Curriculum, under Section III. Please browse and […]

Preparing for Law School – Suggested Reading List

Posted on April 27, 2020

Many students wonder how they can prepare for the law school courses they will be taking at The Moritz College of Law. Every year, we provide a suggested reading list to all admitted students. Reading the material below is optional, but it will give you a good foundation as you prepare to begin your legal […]

Student Health Insurance & Vaccination Information

Posted on April 13, 2020

Student Health Insurance All international students are automatically enrolled in the student health insurance, and it is required. It is possible, but very rare, that an international student is able to waive the health insurance. This year, the cost of the health insurance was $3,370. It could stay the same, but is also might increase […]

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