Each summer UC Hastings offers classes in a variety of subject areas. All courses are taught at UC Hastings in San Francisco, adjacent to federal, state, and local courthouses, San Francisco City Hall, and many of the city's leading law firms.
The credit-bearing courses are open to any J.D. student currently enrolled and in good academic standing at an ABA-accredited law school and to UC Hastings JD, LL.M. and MSL students.
Session One: May 16-June 23 (No classes on Monday, May 30)
|Evidence||36851||Mai Linh Spencer||3||
5:45 PM-7:50 PM
|Class begins on May 18.|
|Negotiation||83851||John Ford||3||9:50 AM-3:10 PM||MTWTHF||
This section will run May 16-27. It will be an intensive daytime course meeting 5-6 hours each day. Students must attend each class meeting.
|Taking and Defending Depositions||89551||Stefano Moscato||3||5:45 PM-7:35 PM||MTWTH|
Session Two: July 5-August 11
|Legal Ethics||49061||Lois Schwartz||3||5:45 PM-9:00 PM||MW||There will be one Saturday class on July 23 meeting from 10:00 AM-4:45 PM.|
|Negotiation||83861||John Dean||3||5:45 PM-8:45 PM||TTH||There will be one Saturday class on July 30 meeting from 9:30 AM-4:45 PM.|
Full Summer Session: May 16-August 11
|Advanced Legal Research||83531||Hilary Hardcastle & Tony Pelczynski||3||ONL||
|This course is taught using an asynchronous delivery format. Content available May 16-August 11.
This course will be taught in a distance education format through Blackboard, with deadlines throughout for completing the thirteen topical modules.
|Introduction to Essential Lawyering||85031||Mai Linh Spencer||1||9:00 AM-4:00 PM||
May 16 & 17
|Other dates and times TBA.|
|Moot Court||97031||Lou Biggio||2||5:45 PM-8:05 PM||
|No class on June 28. Course restricted to current 1Ls.|
The tuition for all credit-bearing 2016 summer courses is $1200 per credit, so a three-unit course will cost $3,600. The tuition is the same for all students, regardless of California residency status or nationality. U.S. citizens, U.S. Permanent Residents, and other eligible non-citizens attending other ABA-accredited law schools can use federal financial aid funds for summer courses provided they are taking a minimum of three credits. Please visit the UC Hastings Financial Aid Office's summer session webpage for further information about paying for summer courses with financial aid funds.
For additional information about the UC Hastings credit-bearing courses, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 415-565-4613 during normal business hours.
Registration & Application
Registration for Summer 2016 classes will open at 9:00 AM on Monday March 28, 2016. Current UCH students can register online via WebAdvisor. Non-UCH students should follow the online instructions to apply for credit-bearing courses.
Please note that if you wish to cancel your enrollment without incurring any charges, you must drop your class(es) by 11:59 PM on the day BEFORE your summer session begins. That is May 15th for the sessions beginning on May 16th, and July 4th for the session beginning July 5th. Following those dates, charges/refunds are pro-rated and full refunds are not available.
Adding classes must be done no later than 11:59 PM the night BEFORE the first day of the session.