Pre-Law Opportunities

LSAC Law School Fairs
Universities across the country host law school fairs that are open and free to the public.

UCDC
This competitive program sends students to Washington D.C. for a quarter to intern and study at the nation's capital. UCDC is offered Fall, Winter, and Spring; Juniors and Seniors are given preference.

UCCS - UC Center Sacramento
UCCS Policy Program sends UC students to the state's capital for a quarter every Fall, Winter, and Spring. The program includes coursework (up to 16 quarter units) as well as professional experience while living, interning, and attending classes in Sacramento. Students intern 24hrs/week for credit as well as take 1-2 additional courses.

UC Davis KHOP Summer Session 
If you are a current sophomore or junior, UC Davis School of Law hosts a free 5 day workshop over summer, intended for students from under represented communities. The no-cost program consists of a series of full-day Saturday presentations and workshops, and a Friday visit to the Sacramento Superior Court, during the summer.

UC Davis King Hall Outreach Program
Hosted at UC Davis law school, a 4-8 week law school preparation program. To apply must be enrolled in 4 year institution and have 2 years before graduating (aimed at sophomores going into junior year). Must have 3.0 at least. No fee to apply or take program. Just pay for living costs. Participantes aren’t allowed to work or take other classes during the program.

Prelaw Undergraduate Scholars Program
The PLUS prelaw program is targeted, but not restricted, to college students from racial and ethnic minority groups underrepresented in the legal profession. It consists of a 4 week program over the summer, different law schools participate each summer. 

Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity at UCSC 
Phi Alpha Delta International is a co-ed professional fraternity with the purpose of helping students make informed decisions about law school and to learn the in's and out's of the application process. Phi Alpha Delta will be accepting new members throughout the year. Please contact Noah Gonzalez, President, for more information at noagonza@ucsc.edu. For more information check out the International Headquarters Website.

LEAD at UCSC
LEAD is a pre-law organization dedicated to empowering underrepresented students from diverse backgrounds by preparing them with the resources necessary to enter law school. These resources include LSAT test prep materials, legal internships, law school application workshops and campus tours. For more information please email leaducsc@gmail.com

A professional organization open to all students that provides students with opportunities to learn about careers in law. As a member of the Pre-Law Society you will get to meet guest speakers, participate in mock trials, visit law schools and gain leadership experience. Contact Jennifer Fineman jefinema@ucsc.edu for more information.