Pre-Law

Pre-Law

About Pre-law Advising

  • Click here to join the Pre-Law Listserv with a UNC email address and receive information important to pre-law students.
  • This Handbook is a guide for UNC students who are considering attending law school. At UNC, there are many sources of help and information for such students.
  • If you would like to make an appointment and discuss any questions regarding Pre-Law Advising at UNC, please follow this link and, once logged in, click on "Appointments" in the menu on the left, then click on "Schedule a New Appointment." Scroll down to "Pre-Law Advising," then select the next convenient time for you.   You may also call 919-962-6507 or send an email to ucs@unc.edu and request an appointment with Pre-Law Advising.  UNC's Pre-Law Office is located in Room 220 of Hanes Hall.
  • The Writing Center in the SASB North building also offers assistance with writing (including writing personal statements for law school applications). Check out all the programs offered at the Center's website, writingcenter.unc.edu. The Center's phone number is 919-962-7710.
  • University Career Services organizes a Law School Information Fair every November at which representatives from law schools from all over the United States are available to offer you information about their schools and to answer your questions. In addition, University Career Services coordinates internship/externship opportunities. The phone number is 919-962-6507.
  • UNC has a chapter of the national prelaw fraternity Phi Alpha Delta (PAD). Rush for PAD occurs in the fall and spring. For information about PAD please visit this link.
  • UNC is located near five law schools - UNC, Central, Duke, Elon and Campbell. UNC undergraduate students may visit these schools to observe classes and speak to enrolled students.
  • The Law School Admission Council, which administers the LSAT and manges the Credential Assembly Service (formerly known as the Law School Data Assembly Service), maintains an excellent and informative website at www.lsac.org.  The LSAC also runs an outreach program to first- and second-year undergraudates to encourage interest in law school and the law profession from groups traditionally underrepresented in both.  Visit the website for this innovative program at www.DiscoverLaw.org.
  • Vendors of LSAT prep services should follow this link to read information on options for promoting their services to UNC students through the Office of Pre-Law Advising.