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.
  • Please schedule a virtual appointment through Handshake to receive pre-law advising. Choose appointment type: "Pre-Law School Advising Zoom Appointment."
  • 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
  • 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 also posts internship opportunities through Handshake
  • UNC has a chapter of the national pre-law fraternity Phi Alpha Delta (PAD). Rush for PAD occurs in the fall and spring. 
  • The Law School Admission Council, which administers the LSAT and manages 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 undergraduates 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.