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Information About Part-Time Schedules

NIU College of Law does not offer an official part-time program. However, a small number of students will be allowed to attend NIU College of Law on a part-time schedule. Any student who would like to do so must meet with the associate dean for Student Affairs to determine his or her schedule. Please note that NIU College of Law does not offer evening classes.

Whether attending on a part-time or a full-time schedule, all students must complete the same required courses. Students on a part-time schedule must enroll in at least nine credit hours each semester, except in their final semester at the College of Law. Students may switch from a part-time to a full-time schedule, and vice versa, during their educational careers. Each semester, students on a part-time schedule work directly with the associate dean for Student Services to determine their schedules and credit hours.

All students, whether seeking a part-time or full-time schedule, must fulfill the same admissions requirements. Visit the application page to see those requirements.

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Northern Illinois University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, disability, status based on the Victims' Economic Security and Safety Act (VESSA), or status as a disabled or Vietnam-era veteran. Further, the Constitution and Bylaws of Northern Illinois University provides for equal treatment regardless of political views or affiliation and regardless of sexual orientation. Inquiries concerning application of Title IX, Section 504, and other statutes and regulations may be referred to the Affirmative Action and Diversity Resources Center, 1515 W. Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, IL 60115, telephone 815-753-1118. The College of Law believes that a diverse collegial environment best serves its educational and professional goals, and thus particularly encourages applications from members of traditionally underrepresented groups.

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