The Catholic University of America

Summer Law Abroad Student Forms and Academic Rules

Eligibility: All applicants, regardless of school, must have completed one full year of law school, full- or part-time, to be eligible. All applicants must be in good standing. Catholic University law students in good standing may apply to participate in one or both of Catholic University's Summer Law Programs abroad.  

Students from other law schools should request permission from their respective Academic Dean or Registrar to participate.  For students at other law schools, our office must receive a letter from the home school stating that the applicant is in good standing, is eligible to participate in the Program, and is unconditionaly eligible to return to the home school. Failure to submit the Letter of Good Standing will make students ineligible to participate in the Summer Law Programs abroad.

An application will not be considered complete until the $100 non-refundable application fee is received. Once applications are complete, they will be processed as quickly as possible.

Academic Rules and Policies: The CUA Law School Academic RulesRules of Professional Conduct, and the CUA Code of Student Conduct apply to CUA Law's Summer Abroad Programs. All Program participants must abide by these policies while studying in Summer Law Programs abroad.

Refund Policy:  If Catholic University must cancel the Program due to unforeseen circumstances, students will receive a full refund of all tuition and fees paid, including the application fee. Students will receive prompt notification of such a cancellation via e-mail and a written letter.  If such a cancellation occurs after a deposit has been made, the Program directors and staff will use their best efforts to make arrangements for each student enrolled to attend a similar program, if the student so desires. 

Withdrawing:  Written notification of a participants's withdrawal from the Program must be received by the Program office to make the withdrawal official. No verbal cancellations will be accepted. (Note that airfare is the sole responsibility of participants, and students must work with ticket issuer to negotiate any possible refund.)

Rome program:

Before March 17, 2014: 100% of tuition, deposit and housing free paid will be refunded to student. Application fee will not be refunded.

Between March 18, 2014, and  April 1, 2014: 100% of tuition will be refunded.  Students who have signed room reservations will be responsible for 50% of the housing bill.  The application fee and deposit will not be refunded.
 
Between April 2  and May 20, 2014: 100% of tuition will be refunded to the student. The application fee, the deposit and the housing fee will not be refunded.

After May 20, 2014, 11:59 EST (US): Student receives no refunds

Cracow program:

 Before April 13, 2014: 100% of tuition and deposit paid will be refunded to student. Application fee will not be refunded.

 
Between April 14 and June 17, 2014: 100% of tuition will be refunded to the student. Application fee and deposit will not be refunded.
 
Zaczek housing:
Before May 31, 2014
: Students who have signed room reservations may receive a 100% refund. 
Between June 1 and 17, 2014: Students will be responsible for 50% of the housing bill. After June 17: Housing fee will not be refunded.
 
Tuition:
June 17, 2014, 11:59 EST (US):
100% of tuition refunded on Law of the European Union and Alternative Dispute Resolution Methods.
June 18, 2014, 11:59 EST (US): 100% of tuition refunded on Comparative and International Trade.
July 2, 2014, 11:59 EST (US): 100% of tuition refunded on International Business Transactions and Global Issues in Intellectual Property.

 

After June 17, 2014, 11:59 EST(US): Student receives no refunds, with the exception of tuition, as indicated above.
 

 

The following completed forms are due with the deposit to formally enroll.:

Consent and Release word doc

Rome - Housing Reservation word doc

Cracow - Housing Reservation

In signing the consent and release form, students verify that they have read and agree to comply with the following:

CUA Law Academic Rules  

Rules of Professional Conduct

CUA Code of Student Conduct 

Financial Aid Forms- Students must enroll in a minimum of 3 credits to be eligible for Financial Aid.

Financial aid form for Rome only pdf

Financial aid form for Cracow only pdf

Financial aid worksheet for Rome and Cracow pdf

Law students from other law schools should consult their school's financial aid office to determine what assistance may be available

 

 

 

 

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