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Welcome Incoming Class of 2021!

Here you will find pertinent and helpful information to make your transition to Duquesne Law as smooth as possible. Please be sure to come back to the website often for updates and announcements from the Office of Admissions. Watch videos of Admitted Students Day 2021.

Welcome letter from Dean of Students

Next Steps

  1. Save the Dates - Orientation - Tuesday, August 17 and Wednesday, August 18, 2021
                                - Full-Time Division Orientation Schedule
                                - Part-Time Division Orientation Schedule

                               - First Day of Classes - Thursday, August 19, 2021

    Registration -
    The Law School Registrar will register all 1L students.  All 1L students take the same classes based on division (Full-time / Part-time).

  2. Submit your Seat Deposits.
    1st deposit due - April 15, 2021 (or by the date listed on your admission letter)
    2nd deposit due - June 15, 2021

    Early Decision 
    1st deposit due - February 21, 2021
    2nd deposit due - June 15, 2021

  3. Set up your MultiPass. MultiPass is a secure username and password combination that is your key to DORI, Blackboard, email, Webmail, and other wireless resources.

  4. If you plan on applying for student loans, submit your FAFSA using Duquesne University's school code 003258.

  5. NEW: Watch videos of Admitted Students Day 2021, faculty presentations, student and alumni Instagram Takeovers, and more!

  6. Check-out Ultimate Admitted Student Check List.

  7. Begin JD Jumpstart

  8. Need to request accommodations? Contact Associate Dean of Students, Ella Kwisnek at or 412.396.1474.

Message from Dean April Barton

Please watch Duquesne University School of Law Dean April Barton's video message about our beautiful campus located in the heart of Pittsburgh, keeping our community safe, and our excitement to have you as part of our community in the fall!

Quick Links

Contact the Admissions team by emailing if you have any questions. We are here to help you!