Transferring divisions

Q: How do I transfer from one division to another?
A: A student may request a transfer to another division provided such student submits a Division Transfer Request Form to assistant registrar, Lexi Oberacker, by March 15 prior to the academic year for which transfer is sought. Such transfers are at the discretion of the dean and are subject to space availability.

Q: Is there a deadline to do transfer divisions?
A: March 15 prior to the academic year for which transfer is sought.

Q: What are the requirements to transfer divisions?
A: Students must submit a Division Transfer Request Form prior to March 15 prior to the academic year for which transfer is sought. Division transfers are subject to space availability and at the discretion of the Associate Dean who will consider, among other things, entering credentials, performance in law school, and anything else the Associate Dean considers relevant. For first year evening to day transfers, you must take Constitutional Law, Property and Legal Research and Writing II in the evening division.

Q: Is there a fee to transfer divisions?
A: Yes. There is a division transfer fee of $100.00.

Q: If I plan to accelerate my graduation by transferring divisions, is there an additional charge?
A: If the student plans to accelerate his or her graduation by transferring divisions, a tuition equalization charge will apply. The tuition equalization charge will be equal to the difference between the amount of regular academic year tuition and fees that the student is expected to pay by the accelerated date of graduation and the amount of regular academic year tuition and fees that the student would have been expected to pay if he or she had graduated when originally contemplated.

Q: If I switch from the Evening division to the Day division, do I need to comply with the Massachusetts state immunization requirement?
A: Yes, you must submit proof of MMR (2 doses) Td (within the last ten years), and Hep B (3 doses).

Q: If I applied to transfer divisions, what courses do I register for since I don't know if my request will be approved yet?
A: Potential Division Transfer students will register for classes via paper/email instead of through NECIN. They register for classes in the division you expect to transfer to. Note that first year evening to day transfers must take Constitutional Law, Property and Legal Research and Writing II in the evening division. The Assistant Registrar, Lexi Oberacker will give you guidance on this.

Q: Can I transfer from one division to another mid-year?
A: Mid-year division transfer is typically not allowed. These requests should be made to the Director of Student Services using the Student Request Form located on the Registrar's Forms webpage.

Q: If I have a merit scholarship and I transfer divisions, could my scholarship be affected?
A: Yes, if you have a merit scholarship and you are looking to transfer divisions, please contact Financial Aid for more information.