Students currently enrolled as J.D. degree candidates at other accredited law schools are eligible for admission as visiting students. Applicants for visiting student status are admitted by the Dean on a space available basis and upon evidence of the ability to handle course requirements. Admission as a visiting student is limited to the particular term and course(s) for which the status is expressly granted.

Registration priority for all courses is given to CSU College of Law degree candidates and the College reserves the right to withhold registration approval or to deregister visiting students if insufficient places are available in any course(s) for the College’s qualified degree candidates.

Subject to the foregoing, all rules and regulations of the Cleveland State University College of Law at are applicable to visiting students.

Applicants for Visiting Status Must Submit

  • A completed application - Download the application  and mail it to the address on the application.
  • $40 application fee
  • No student may register prior to completion, submission and acceptance of an application.

Application Deadlines

Visitor applications are accepted on a rolling basis for the fall, spring or summer semester. 

Financial Aid

Financial Aid for visiting students is awarded and administered by your home law school. Please contact the Financial Aid Administrator at your law school for procedures, policies, and deadlines.

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