International Externships Financial and Academic Information
Deposit and Tuition Fees
A non-refundable tuition deposit of $350 must be received no later than March 15, 2013. Deposits are applied to the international externship program tuition.
Tuition for all international externships programs is $4,000 for four credits (1 classroom credit / 3 non classroom credits).
USF students in good academic standing during the spring of 2013 may qualify for financial aid for a summer 2013 International Externship program. Students must enroll in at least three units of credit in order to be eligible for financial aid. Summer aid is available through private or Graduate PLUS loans. USF students must submit a FAFSA application for the 2012-13 academic year in order to be considered for financial aid. USF students are also required to submit an Intent to Enroll (ITE) form for Summer 2013 to the USF School of Law Office of Financial Aid as soon as possible but no later than April 1st, 2013. Click here for more information
If you have questions, please contact the USF School of Law financial aid administrator at (415) 422-6210 or email@example.com.
Payment in full for tuition and other charges is due on May 1st, 2013. For your convenience, online payments are accepted at www.usfca.edu/onestop.
For information about enrolling in the USF four-month payment plan, visit the bursar's office website at www.usfca.edu/onestop or call (415) 422-6342.
Withdrawal From the Program / 100% Tuition
who wish to withdraw from a Clinical Internship abroad program, must do
so by May 1st in order to receive a 100% tuition and fee refund. The
$350 tuition deposit is non-refundable. Students who withdraw from
the program and/or the individual course after May 1st are not
eligible for a tuition or fee refund. Additionally, a neutral grade of “W” will
be entered on the transcript.
Mandatory Health Insurance Coverage
According to University policy and upon registration, students must provide proof of health insurance coverage for the whole duration of the programs (5 weeks).
Please note the following limits set by our academic policies:
Non-Classroom Units: All externships earn non-classroom units and only a limited number may apply to the J.D. degree:
- Students who entered law school in Fall 2011 or later may apply nineteen (19) non-classroom units their degree.
- Students who entered law school prior to Fall 2011 may apply twenty-one (21) non-classroom units to their degree.
The limitation applies to all externships and other non-classroom credit earning activities (including Directed Research, Street Law, advocacy competitions, journals, ASP tutors, etc.).
Part-time externships: A maximum of eight (8) units of part-time externship (civil, criminal, judicial) may be applied to the J.D. degree. This limitation does not include half-time (6 unit) externships.
The clinical legal work culminates in a 20-page paper, whose subject must be determined in consultation with the Externship Director. The paper must be turned in by August, 16, 2013.