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2022 IAP Session

The Intensive Advocacy Program will take place either in-person, remotely or as a hybrid in-person/remote modality in 2022, corresponding to University and Law School guidelines. Students will participate in lectures, small groups and be responsible for work outside of class to meet ABA requirements for 3 units.

Program Dates

The 2022 session will take place from May 23 to June 4, 2022.


item  Date
Applications April 11, 2022
Priority deadline for financial aid (USF students) April 15, 2022
Tuition May 1, 2022
Last day to drop and receive a refund May 16, 2022
Last day to withdraw with a W, no refund June 4, 2022


Students who have satisfactorily completed one year of study at an accredited law school and are in good standing are eligible to enroll. 

Credit and Grades

The Intensive Advocacy Program is offered as part of the fully accredited curriculum of the University of San Francisco School of Law. Participants receive three units of credit. The program is offered on a credit/no credit basis. If a student's home school requires a letter grade, this can be arranged on an individual basis. The program complies with ABA requirements.



Tuition and Aid for JD:

The Intensive Advocacy Program is three units.


Tuition and Fees Schedule for LLM & Masters Programs

Deposits, Payments, and Refunds

Enrollment is limited and applicants are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis, limited to 24 spots. A waiting list will allow students to enroll as applicants withdraw their applications.

The University of San Francisco reserves the right to cancel the program, in case of emergency or under-enrollment. In the event of such cancellation, all payments will be refunded.


You must fill out the IAP online form. Once you have submitted your application and it has been reviewed, you will be contacted at acceptance, after the April 11, 2022 deadline.

IAP online form

Please contact Andrea Crawford at with questions.

Visiting Students

Students from ABA accredited law schools are required to have their home schools provide a letter of good standing indicating permission to enroll in IAP before registration will be permitted. If your school requires that IAP issues a letter grade, that must be stipulated in that letter. Members of the bar are required to present their bar card.

Non-USF students must submit a $50 non-refundable application fee to cover processing. This should be a check or money order made payable to: USF School of Law.

Visiting students are also required to submit an application form and a non-degree personal data form. Please reach out to to request the required forms.

Financial Aid

Students enrolled in the IAP program may or may not qualify for financial aid. Please note that if an enrolled student does not qualify for financial aid, s/he will be required to pay tuition in full.

Summer financial aid information for USF students

Financial aid information for visiting students