Columbia Law School Friday Features 04.03.15

Housing Q&A Part I with Juliana Utley, Housing Liaison

Juliana UtleyWhile housing is guaranteed for all candidates who submit their applications by May 15, we understand that the process should be a personalized one in which specific student concerns are considered. In this week’s edition of our Housing Q&A, learn more from Juliana about how the process works after you submit your application. Read more.

Annual PILF Auction Raises Money for Public Interest Work

Annual PILF Auction Raises Money for Public Interest WorkWith items ranging from lunch at Jean-Georges with Professor Sarah Cleveland and Visiting Professor Amal Clooney to a martini-making class with Professor Phillip Bobbitt, the annual Public Interest Law Foundation (PILF) Auction was a resounding success. The auction, held each April, raised approximately $60,000 for local legal service groups and stipends for summer public interest work. Learn more about the PILF Auction.

Columbia Battles NYU in 14th Annual Deans’ Cup

Columbia Battles NYU in 14th Annual Deans' CupHome-court advantage helped NYU slip by Columbia with a score of 85-80, while the NYU faculty outpaced Columbia by a score of 13-11. In addition to facilitating strong camaraderie between Columbia and NYU, this basketball tournament helps raise money—over $20,000 this year—for Public Interest programs at both law schools. Read more about this year’s Deans’ Cup.

Final Admitted Student Program: “Mondays at Columbia,” April 20th

Upcoming Admitted Student ProgramsWe have been so fortunate to meet so many of our admitted students over the last few months, and we are incredibly excited to welcome more admits to our last admitted student program of the admissions cycle on April 20. During “Mondays at Columbia,” students spend a day at the Law School to sit in on classes, meet with current students, as well as other members of the community, take a guided tour, and view some Columbia student apartments. Registration information can be found on the Admitted Student Website.

Dates & Deadlines

  • admitted-student-day-2-20-15April 20 – “Mondays at Columbia”
  • May 1 – Enrollment Deposit Deadline
  • May 15 – Housing Application Deadline
  • June 1 – Tony Patiño Fellowship Deadline