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Summer Term

Dispute Resolution Summer Institute

DRI Summer Institute courses are available to degree and non-degree seeking students. As a result, the classroom environment is a broad cross-section of law and other graduate students, practicing lawyers, human resources and business personnel and other professionals. This intentional variety of students is designed to mirror the contemporary lawyer's work in increasingly multi-disciplinary settings.

To date, DRI has welcomed over 150 of the very best nationally and internationally recognized faculty actively involved in ADR practice, research, publication, and teaching. The rich diversity of professors not only provides a great benefit to our students, but it also enriches and complements the efforts of our own dedicated faculty.

Health Law Institute Summer Courses

The Health Law Institute is pleased to continue to offer a variety of summer CLE and course offerings. Courses cover the health law professionals fundamental needs, such as the Health Care Compliance Summer Institute, to cutting-edge curriculum around the Affordable Care Act. Award-winning faculty and industry experts participated in the Health Law Institute this summer in Saint Paul.

Business Law Institute Summer Courses

The Business Law Institute offers summer CLE and regular curriculum courses for JD students and attorneys. The course "Basic Accounting and Finance: Financial Reporting for Professionals" has been well received by new associates in practice as well as JD students aspiring to work in transactional business law.

January Term

January Term classes are open to second, third, and fourth-year law students. There is no registration priority based on class standing or certificate program. Students may register for a maximum of three credits during J-Term. Graduate students, lawyers, and other professionals join Hamline law students in the J-Term classes. This mixed pool, together with the fact that courses have capped enrollments to ensure low student/faculty ratios, necessitates a tighter control on the process of adding and dropping courses. A $150 per course, non-refundable tuition deposit will be charged to your account for each course. The tuition deposit will be applied toward the total tuition amount. If you are placed on the wait list, you will not be charged the $150 until you have a place in the course. The balance of the tuition is due one week prior to the beginning class session for each course after which NO refund will be made.

Courses offered through the Dispute Resolution Institute may add an additional section if there is enough student demand. If you are interested in a course that is full, be sure to get on the wait list.

J-Term classes are offered through the Dispute Resolution Institute, Health Law Institute, Business Law Institute, and study abroad programs. Please see their respective websites for registration policies.