• DRI January Term

    Intensive, interdisciplinary courses taught by internationally renowned faculty

    By enrolling in a DRI course this January, you can learn valuable skills in an intentionally interdisciplinary class taught by an internationally renowned professor. Courses can be applied toward degree or certificate program requirements, can be taken for CLE credit, or simply for general professional development. Courses are limited in size to provide you with the richest experience possible.

    January Term 2014 Courses

    January 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
    3 law school credits; Qualifies for 35 MN CLE credits. This course meets the Minnesota Supreme Court Rule 114 certified course requirements for inclusion on the Neutral Roster. 

    Theories of Conflict 
    January 2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 2014 from 5:30 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.
    January 4, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
    2 law school credits; Qualifies for 24 MN CLE credits; 24 Rule 114 Minnesota Supreme Court CE credits applied for

    Facilitation: The Art of Guiding a Group 
    January 11-12, 2014
    9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    1 law school credit; Qualifies for 12 CLE credits; 12 Rule 114 CE credits applied for

    January 13, 14, 15, 16, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    2 law school credits; Qualifies for 24 MN CLE credits; 24 Rule 114 Minnesota Supreme Court CE credits applied for

    Course Requirements

    Students must attend all class sessions and complete advance reading assignments. Degree-seeking students must submit a written paper or complete a take-home examination after classes end as specified in each course syllabus.

    Enrollment is limited to enhance the interactive nature of each course.


    • Law/Graduate Students: Degree-seeking students currently enrolled in an ABA-accredited law school should complete Part A of the application form and return it with a letter from their school's registrar reflecting their status as a student in good standing with permission to take the Hamline course(s) as a visiting student. NOTE: Hamline law students do not need a letter of good standing from the registrar.
    • Attorneys: Attorneys may apply for admission to take January Term courses by completing Part B of the application form and they will be granted special student status. CLE and Rule 114 credits will be granted upon completion of each course.
    • Others: Other professionals may apply for admission to January Term courses by completing Part C of the application form. To be considered, applicants must furnish an official transcript of undergraduate or graduate course work.

    Applications are accepted on a first-come/first-registered basis. Students will receive confirmation of enrollment via email. Hamline University School of Law reserves the right to cancel any course that does not meet minimum enrollment requirements.


    • Tuition for degree-seeking students is $1,230 per credit. This includes students seeking credit for a graduate degree or those seeking credits to complete the Hamline Certificate Program in Dispute Resolution.
    • Tuition for audit students is $615 per credit with the exception of the Mediation course, which is offered at a flat fee of $1,100.

    A $150 per course, non-refundable tuition deposit must accompany all applications. The tuition deposit will be deducted from the total tuition amount. This deposit will only be returned if the applicant is not accepted into the course or the course is canceled. The balance of the tuition is due one week prior to the first class session for each course after which no refund will be made.


    On-campus short term summer housing is available for Law Students. Learn more from the Office of Residential Life.

    Learn more about additional short-term housing options including special area hotel rates and Guest House accommodations.