Please contact the Law School Admissions Office at (205)348-5440 or if you need assistance.

First-Year J.D. Application

You may apply online at

PDF File 2016 J.D. Instructions

PDF File 2016 J.D. Application

If you are an international student, you also must complete the following:
Student F-1 I-20/J-1 DS-2019 Request Form

Note: The Law School application fee is waived for current and former AmeriCorps and Teach For America members, and for current and former Peace Corps volunteers. In addition, if LSAC has granted a fee waiver to you, we will waive your application fee. For more information, please review the Application section of the Frequently Asked Questions.

Alabama Scholars Admissions Program
Please see our Alabama Scholars Admissions Program page.

503 Alternative Admissions Program for UA Students
Please see our 503 Alternative Admissions Program for UA Students page.

Transfer and Visiting J.D. Applications

Please see our Transfer/Visiting Page

International LL.M. Program Application

PDF File 2016 LL.M. Program Instructions

PDF File 2016 LL.M. Program Application

Please complete the International LL.M. application through the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) at, or you may complete, print, and mail the paper application to the Alabama Law Admissions Office. In order to complete the application through LSAC, you must register with LSAC for the LL.M. Document Assembly Service. You may access the registration and application online at The Admissions Committee encourages you to apply in the fall to ensure time to process visas and other special documents.

Doctor of Juridical Sciences (J.S.D.) Program Application

PDF File 2016 JSD Instructions

PDF File 2016 JSD Application

Campus Security Report

The University of Alabama Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report and The University of Alabama Gadsden Center Annual Campus Security Report are now available. These reports are required by federal law and contain policy statements and crime statistics, and for UA, applicable fire safety policies and procedures. These reports also address policies, procedures and programs concerning safety and security (e.g. policies for responding to emergency situations and sexual offenses). Three years worth of statistics are included for certain types of crimes that were reported to have occurred on campus, in or on off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the school, and on public property within or immediately adjacent to the campus. The UA and Gadsden Center reports are available online to view or print at You may also request a paper copy of either report from the Office of Community Services at 205-348-8361, or at Box 870180, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0180.