Coronavirus (COVID-19): Admissions FAQ

Texas Law is working in partnership with The University of Texas officials to monitor and prepare for COVID-19. Although the University’s coronavirus website will continue to be the primary source of information about the institution’s overall preparations for and response to the coronavirus, the following questions and answers are designed to provide additional information regarding admissions. We will continue to update these FAQs as new information becomes available.


  1. Will I be able to visit the law school on my own even though the admissions office is closed?

    Unfortunately, the law school will be closed to the public through at least March 30. Once the University reopens to the public, we welcome your visit!

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  2. I have questions and would like to speak with an admission professional, what are my options?

    While we are unable to accommodate in-person meetings, we welcome the opportunity to speak with you over the phone or setup a virtual meeting at a time that is convenient for you. The best way to schedule a meeting is to email

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  3. Will the admissions office reopen on March 30 when classes at the University resume?

    At this time, our office is expected to be closed and our staff will work remotely through March 30, but we will update this page as more information becomes available.

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  4. I've already submitted my application, but I'm still waiting for a decision; will the University's closure impact the timing of my decision?

    We do not anticipate our closure to impact the timing of our decision making as staff and faculty are able to review applications remotely. We will continue rendering decisions as they become available and appreciate your patience.

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  5. I've been admitted but haven't had the chance to visit the law school to help make my decision; will the deposit deadline be extended?

    At this time, no decision has been made about our April 15 deposit deadline or our June 15 deadline to submit your letter of intent. We will certainly keep our admitted students updated with any changes.

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  6. I've been offered a spot on the waiting list, how does the School's closure impact the timing of my decision?

    Unfortunately, we do not have a clear sense of how our waiting list might be impacted as it depends on whether we extend our deposit deadline. As noted above, we haven't made any decisions to extend our deposit deadline in which case, our closure will not impact our timing. If, however, we do extend our deposit deadline, then naturally we will not be making offers from our waiting lists until after that deadline has expired. We will certainly keep our waitlisted students informed of our process.

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