Any student who has completed his or her first year of law school by July 23, 2016 may apply to the program. Acceptance of any credit or grade for any course taken in the program is subject to determination by your home school. Be sure to discuss The Academy with your course adviser before enrolling in the program.
Financial Aid (Baylor Students): If you require financial aid to attend the program, you must see Jenny Branson, Associate Director of Admissions and Financial Aid, by April 15, 2016. Contact her at 254-710-4842 or at Jenny Branson to set up your meeting.
Financial Aid (Non-Baylor Students): If you require financial aid, please see your school's financial aid office as soon as possible. Once you know your disbursement date, please notify Stephen Rispoli by email immediately. The deadline to notify Stephen Rispoli no later than April 15, 2016. If you need financial aid to cover your tuition and other fees, please note each of those fee deadlines.
General & Medical Release Forms: All forms must be completed for your application to be complete.
Enrollment: Limited to 52 students. By submitting an application, you are attesting that you are in good academic standing at your law school.
Caveat: It is unlikely that participation in the Baylor Academy of the Advocate at St Andrews program may be used to accelerate graduation. Students interested in acceleration should refer to their home schools to review this issue in light of ABA Standard 305, Interpretation 4.
Clicking the "Apply Now" button will direct you to the Academy of the Advocate Application on the Bears Abroad website (bearsabroad.baylor.edu). Please note that the webpages on this website take some time to load, so please be patient. The "Apply Now" button is only for first-time applications. If you start and save your work on an application to finish it later, please login to bearsabroad.baylor.edu to continue that application. Clicking the "Apply Now" button again will start a new application.
Baylor students should use their BearID and password and students that are in the admission process to Baylor should indicate that they are currently not registered users at BU and that they should create a new user profile and log in using the log in credentials emailed to them.