Externship and Practicum Enrollment Form


  • You must submit this form to be enrolled in an externship or a practicum.
  • You must secure the externship before submitting this enrollment form.
  • For summer externships, this form must be submitted on or before the Friday before the summer externship orientation class.
  • For fall and spring externships, this form must be submitted by the end of the drop/add period.

Part 1: Student Information


Note:  The Student ID is the 8-digit number that appears on the top left corner of your transcript.  This number also appears at the top of the screen when you log in to Novasis.

Note: All summer externships and all judicial externships are limited to 3 credits.  Click here for a description of the fall an spring semester work time requirements for various credit amounts.

Note: The Law School's academic rules provide that a student may earn no more than 10 externship and practicum credits and no more than 17 credits from externships, practicums, and clinics combined.

List all other externships for which you have been approved, including those which you have not yet completed.  For judicial externships, enter the judge's name and court.

Part 2: Externship Placement Information

Note: This is the name of the judge, government office, nonprofit organization, law firm, or corporate law office for which you will be externing.

Note: For approved externship placements, you can find the four digit course number on the course description. Click here for a complete list of approved placements. Click on the name of the placement to view the course description. For independent placements and nonjudicial summer externships, please enter "8055".

Note: Click here for the master schedule of classes.  For independent placements, summer externships, or approved placements not listed on the master schedule, enter "000000".

Part 3: Externship Guidelines


Please check the boxes below to confirm that you understand the externship program guidelines.


Part 4: Faculty Advisor Information

Note:  For approved placements, the faculty advisor is listed on the externship course description found here.  For independent placements in the Fall and Spring semesters (except judicial externships), a member of the law school faculty must agree to serve as your faculty advisor before you submit this form.  For all summer externships, list Matthew McGovern as your faculty advisor.

By submitting this form, you certify that the faculty member named above has agreed to serve as your faculty advisor for this externship.