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Graduate Program Application

All LL.M. and S.J.D. applicants to the Harvard Law School Graduate Program must use the online application available at:
Harvard Law School Graduate Program Online Application.  The application for the LL.M. class beginning in the Fall of 2015 is now open.

For the following programs, your completed application and all supporting documents must be received by the Graduate Program no later than the deadlines as outlined below:

LL.M. Program            

Deadline:    December 1, 2014, preferably by November 15, 2014 (for the LL.M. class beginning in Fall 2015)
NOTE: Before opening and starting the online application you may view a sample 2015 LLM application

S.J.D. Program

Deadline:    April 1, 2015 (for S.J.D. candidacy beginning in Fall 2015)
The S.J.D. online application is now closed.

Visiting Researcher and Visiting Scholar Programs

Deadline:     April 15, 2015 (for applicants wishing to begin research in September 2015)
The Fall 2014 Visitors online application is no longer available.

Deadline:    September 15, 2014 (for applicants wishing to begin research in February 2015)
The Spring 2015 Visitors online application is available and must be accessed at

 If you are interested in the three-year J.D. (Juris Doctor) Program, which leads to the basic American law degree, please go to the J.D. Admissions Page.


Annual Security and Fire Safety Report Availability

The University is required by federal law (The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, 20 U.S.C. 1092(f), known as the “Clery Act”) to publish an Annual Security Report and an Annual Fire Safety Report.  

The Harvard University Police Department publishes the Annual Security Report, entitled “Playing it Safe,” which includes information about the HUPD, how to report a crime, HUPD’s crime prevention programs, substance abuse, sensitive crimes, emergency notifications, and other important information about security and HUPD services on campus. It also contains three years of statistics on reported campus or campus-related crimes. A hard copy of “Playing it Safe” may be obtained by contacting the Harvard University Police Department at 1033 Massachusetts Avenue, 6th floor, Cambridge, MA 02138, (617) 495-9225.

The Harvard University Environmental Health and Safety Department publishes the Annual Fire Safety Report, which includes fire safety polices, evacuation procedures, and fire statistics. A hard copy of the Annual Fire Safety Report may be obtained by contacting Environmental Health and Safety Department at 46 Blackstone Street, Cambridge, MA 02139, (617) 496-7168.
The Annual Security Report, “Playing it Safe,” is available at

The Annual Fire Safety Report is available at

Last modified: September 16, 2014

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