2021-22 LSAC Law School Forums

Discover the Next Step on Your Law School Journey

Each year, LSAC Law School Forums serve as invaluable opportunities for candidates to learn about law school and connect with law school representatives. By attending an LSAC Law School Forum — whether in-person or online — you’ll be able to connect directly with law school representatives from across the country, learn about financial aid and the law school admission process, and get answers to any questions you may have.

If you’re thinking about law school, we encourage you to attend one — or multiple! — of these engaging live events. Candidates interested in JD and LLM programs, as well as those who are considering law-related master’s degrees and certificate programs, are encouraged to attend.

✓ Meet with admission professionals from 100+ law schools

✓ Attend live workshops where you can get your questions answered

✓ Learn about the LSAT® directly from LSAC’s test developers

Learn about COVID-19 safety measures for in-person forums

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2021-22 Event Schedule

Please note: To attend a 2021-22 LSAC Law School Forum, you must register at least two days prior to the forum date.

When registering for in-person forums, you’ll be asked to choose an entry time slot. Your forum-day event schedule will differ depending on the time slot you choose. Learn more about Forum-Day Entry Time Schedules.

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September

September LSAC Digital Law School Forum

September 10, 2021 / 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET
Register by Sept. 8

✓ Meet with law school reps from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET

✓ Attend live workshops starting at 2 p.m. ET

✓ Gain access to on-demand workshops, only available to forum registrants

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✓ Experience expanded hours from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET

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Experience:
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Online

Chicago LSAC Law School Forum

September 25, 2021 / 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT
Palmer House Hilton
Register by Sept. 23

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JD candidates:

✓ Meet with law school reps from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT
(Choose a time slot during registration)

✓ Attend a live workshop one hour prior to your entry time

✓ Gain access to on-demand workshops, only available to forum registrants

LLM, master’s, and certificate program candidates:

✓ Meet with law school reps from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. CT

✓ Gain access to on-demand workshops, only available to forum registrants

Experience:
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In-person

October

San Francisco LSAC Law School Forum

October 8, 2021 / 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. PT
San Francisco Marriott Marquis

Register by Oct. 6

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Book a Hotel Room at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis opens in new window by Sept. 29 for a discounted rate

JD candidates:

✓ Meet with law school reps from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. PT
(Choose a time slot during registration)

✓ Attend a live workshop one hour prior to your entry time

✓ Gain access to on-demand workshops, only available to forum registrants

LLM, master’s, and certificate program candidates:

✓ Meet with law school reps from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. PT

✓ Gain access to on-demand workshops, only available to forum registrants

Experience:
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In-person

Atlanta LSAC Law School Forum

October 22, 2021 / 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET
Atlanta Marriott Marquis

Register by Oct. 20

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Book a Hotel Room at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis opens in new window by Sept. 23 for a discounted rate

JD candidates:

✓ Meet with law school reps from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET
(Choose a time slot during registration)

✓ Attend a live workshop one hour prior to your entry time

✓ Gain access to on-demand workshops, only available to forum registrants

LLM, master’s, and certificate program candidates:

✓ Meet with law school reps from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. ET

✓ Gain access to on-demand workshops, only available to forum registrants

Experience:
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In-person

November

New York LSAC Law School Forum (Friday)

November 5, 2021 / 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET
Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel

Register by Nov. 3

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Book a Hotel Room at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel opens in new window by Oct. 14 for a discounted rate

JD candidates:

✓ Meet with law school reps from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET
(Choose a time slot during registration)

✓ Attend a live workshop one hour prior to your entry time

✓ Gain access to on-demand workshops, only available to forum registrants

LLM, master’s, and certificate program candidates:

✓ Meet with law school reps from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. ET

✓ Gain access to on-demand workshops, only available to forum registrants

Experience:
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In-person

New York LSAC Law School Forum (Saturday)

November 6, 2021 / 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET
Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel

Register by Nov. 4

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Book a Hotel Room at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel opens in new window by Oct. 14 for a discounted rate

JD candidates:

✓ Meet with law school reps from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET
(Choose a time slot during registration)

✓ Attend a live workshop one hour prior to your entry time

✓ Gain access to on-demand workshops, only available to forum registrants

LLM, master’s, and certificate program candidates:

✓ Meet with law school reps from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET

✓ Gain access to on-demand workshops, only available to forum registrants

Experience:
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In-person

Los Angeles LSAC Law School Forum

November 13, 2021 / 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. PT
JW Marriott LA Live

Register by Nov. 11

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JD candidates:

✓ Meet with law school reps from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. PT
(Choose a time slot during registration)

✓ Attend a live workshop one hour prior to your entry time

✓ Gain access to on-demand workshops, only available to forum registrants

LLM, master’s, and certificate program candidates:

✓ Meet with law school reps from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. PT

✓ Gain access to on-demand workshops, only available to forum registrants

Experience:
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In-person

December

December LSAC Digital Law School Forum

December 4, 2021 / 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET
Register by Dec. 2

✓ Meet with law school reps from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET

✓ Attend live workshops starting at 2 p.m. ET

✓ Gain access to on-demand workshops, only available to forum registrants

globe icon International candidates:

✓ Experience expanded hours from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET

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Experience:
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Online

February

February LSAC Digital Law School Forum

February 5, 2022 / 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET
Register by Feb. 3

✓ Meet with law school reps from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET

✓ Attend live workshops starting at 2 p.m. ET

✓ Gain access to on-demand workshops, only available to forum registrants

globe icon International candidates:

✓ Experience expanded hours from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET

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Experience:
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Online

COVID-19 Safety Measures for In-Person Forums

Last updated October 8, 2021

With your health and safety being of the utmost importance, the LSAC Law School Forums have been designed with COVID-19 safety protocols in mind. At the present time, LSAC plans to implement the safety guidelines listed below at the 2021-22 LSAC Law School Forums.

However, please note that LSAC is continually reviewing health and safety guidelines as they relate to public health recommendations. These protocols will evolve along with current conditions and guidance from the CDC and other state and local health agencies. Please check this page regularly for updates.

In addition, please be aware that LSAC may cancel any/all in-person LSAC Law School Forums if LSAC determines that cancellation is warranted due to any safety concerns.

Please note: By attending an LSAC Law School Forum, you agree to abide by all applicable health and safety-related protocols. People who don’t comply with the guidelines will be asked to leave.

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Entry Times

In order to reduce the number of people in close proximity, LSAC is limiting the number of people that can be in the forum hall at any given time. To accomplish this, in-person forum attendees will be asked to choose from one of four time slot options during the registration process. You’ll be able to visit with law school representatives during the time frame you select. These varied entry times will provide for a smooth and safe experience for attendees as we strive to comply with social distancing protocols in the forum’s physical space.

Entry-time options include 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., 2 p.m. to 3:45 p.m., and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

You may arrive at the forum venue 90 minutes prior to the start of your time slot, but you may not visit with law schools until your assigned entry time begins. An educational workshop will be available one hour prior to each entry start time. Your opportunity to visit with law schools will conclude at the end of your time slot.

If you’d like to bring a guest, please choose the final time slot of the day. 

View the full in-person forum event schedule

Vaccinations/Negative Testing Verification

In order to comply with state and local guidelines, vaccination requirements for the remaining 2021-22 LSAC Law School Forums vary by city. More information for each in-person forum is available below.

San Francisco

To keep everyone as safe as possible, we are implementing an important precaution that is consistent with current San Francisco County requirements for indoor events: All in-person forum participants will be required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination. A negative COVID test is not sufficient to enter the event.

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Atlanta

All in-person forum participants will be required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or show a negative COVID test taken within 72 hours of entering the event. Vaccines.gov opens in new window offers more information if you’re interested in learning about the COVID-19 vaccine or how to schedule your vaccination. This CDC page opens in new window outlines what is meant by “fully vaccinated.”

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New York

To align with New York’s requirement, all in-person forum participants will be required to provide proof of at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccination administered at least one day prior to the forum. For participants who are not considered “fully vaccinated” opens in new window according to the CDC, a negative COVID test taken within 72 hours of entering the event will be required in conjunction with proof of one vaccine dose. Vaccines.gov opens in new window offers more information if you’re interested in learning about the COVID-19 vaccine or how to schedule your vaccination.

Fully vaccinated participants should use CrowdPass opens in new window to verify attendee documentation prior to the New York Forum. Those who are not considered fully vaccinated will need to bring documentation to the forum for review. LSAC will also accept government-issued health passes, such as the New York State Excelsior pass and California’s digital vaccination card, which bears a QR code so it can be authenticated. 

Los Angeles

LSAC must comply with Los Angeles County’s ordinance for indoor events, which states that attendees must show proof of vaccination along with personal identification before entering the forum hall. The following forms of identification are acceptable: driver’s license, passport, school/work ID, and government-issued ID. Vaccines.gov opens in new window offers more information if you’re interested in learning about the COVID-19 vaccine or how to schedule your vaccination, while this CDC page opens in new window outlines what is meant by “fully vaccinated.”

At this time, we are not verifying vaccination status in advance of the event. We will provide an update as more information becomes available.

To accommodate our event attendees and their personal positions on vaccinations, all Los Angeles forum registrants will receive access to the Digital Law School Forum platform starting Monday, November 15. By clicking the On-Demand Workshops and Resources link in your LSAC online account, you’ll be able to view workshops covering topics such as financing a legal education in the U.S. and the LSAT, and access downloadable resources provided by law schools and LSAC. You’ll also be able to meet with law school representatives virtually on live Digital Forum days, coming up on December 4 and February 5. Learn more about the Digital Law School Forums.

Social Distancing

Attendees are encouraged to maintain safe distances from law school representatives and one another. LSAC will facilitate social distancing by using modified room layouts, crowd flow management, and physical barriers where appropriate. Presenters will sit at tables that are six feet long, helping to enforce distancing. Floors in front of exhibit tables will be marked with stickers six feet apart, also enforcing social distancing. Additionally, safety reminders, including signage and floor decals, will be posted to reinforce social distancing. The number of people in the exhibit halls will always be far below the room’s capacity.

Face Masks

Everyone attending an in-person forum must wear, for the entirety of their time inside the venue, a face mask that covers the nose and mouth. Although we will have disposable masks on site, we encourage attendees to be prepared.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What can I do at the LSAC Law School Forums?

Whether you attend the forums in-person or digitally, forum attendees will have the opportunity to: 

  • Speak directly with law school representatives. At the in-person forums, you can speak with representatives face-to-face during a timed-entry window. At the digital forums, you can speak with representatives in groups or request a private video or chat. 
  • Get expert advice about financial aid, the LSAT®, and more. 
  • Watch exclusive educational content. In-person forum attendees are encouraged to attend the Law School Admission Essentials workshop one hour prior to their entry time window. At the digital forums, several live workshops will be available throughout the day. 
  • Download important resources and access on-demand webinars at any time throughout the rest of the forum season. 

All LSAC Law School Forums are free to attend. We encourage you to register for every forum date that interests you. 

How do I log in to the forum on the day of the event?

Log in to your LSAC account and visit the Forums page. Beneath the “Forums Registered” heading, click the “Access Digital Forum” link. You can then join the event using the email address associated with your LSAC account.

Once you log in to the digital forum platform, you’ll be taken to the digital lobby where you can select areas to visit and activities to participate in.

I’m interested in pursuing an LLM, law-related master’s degree, or legal certificate program. Are there any forums I can attend?

Anyone interested in pursuing an LLM, master’s, or certificate program is welcome to attend any forum! Law school representatives will be available to talk personally with you about the application process for U.S. or foreign-trained LLM candidates. 

LLM workshops will be available for forum registrants to view on-demand in the digital forum platform, and a live Graduate Law Programs Workshop will be available during the digital forums. However, there won’t be any LLM, master’s, or certificate program workshops at the in- person forums.