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 are not required to provide documentation of good standing.

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 Program 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 Program. All Program participants must abide by these policies while studying in Summer Law Program 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.)



Application fee: $100.00 application fee is non-refundable.

On or before April 14, 2015
: 100% of deposit paid will be refunded to student.
As of April 15: 100% of deposit paid will not be refunded.
CUA-arranged Housing:
On or before May 31, 2015: Students who have signed room reservations may receive a 100% refund.
Between June 1 and 16, 2015: Students will be responsible for 50% of the housing bill.
As of June 17: Students will be responsible for 100% of the housing bill.
Program Fee:
On or before May 31, 2015: Students may receive a 100% refund of the program fee. As of June 1: Students forfeit the fee of $475.00.
June 16, 2015, 11:59 PM EDT (US): 100% of tuition refunded on Law of the European Union and International Securities Regulation.
June 17, 2015, 11:59 PM EDT (US): 100% of tuition refunded on Comparative and International Trade.

July 2, 2014, 11:59 PM EDT (US): 100% of tuition refunded on International Business Transactions and Alternative Dispute Resolution Methods.



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

Consent and Release 

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 

Cracow - Housing Reservation

Financial Aid Forms - TBA

Financial aid worksheet for Cracow pdf

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