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Residential Law, Social Justice and Diversity Certificate Application | USC Gould School of Law

Residential Law, Social Justice and Diversity Certificate Application

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To be eligible to apply for this certificate, you must have earned or plan to receive a bachelor’s degree with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 (based on a 4.0 grading scale) before enrolling at USC Gould School of Law.  We seek applicants whose academic background, professional aspirations, personal commitment, and communication skills meet the demands of a rigorous legal certificate program.

The Admissions Committee will only review applications once all transcripts and supporting documents are received by the deadlines listed on our website.  You will receive a confirmation email when your application has been complete.  Admissions decisions are normally released within two to four weeks of application confirmation.

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Application Information

Biographical Information

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Education Information

Bar Admission Information
If you have been admitted to practice law, please list the countries and/or states, dates of admittance, and the current status.

Current Employment
Please list your current employment, professional activity, or military service.

Prior Employment
Please list your prior employment, professional activities, or military experience.

Character and Fitness Information

Referral Information

Electronic Agreement

By submitting this application electronically, I declare under penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and correct, and that all information on this form and submitted as part of this application is authentic, true, and complete to the best of my knowledge. If any of this information changes, particularly with regard to Character and Fitness Information, prior to my enrollment, I will inform USC Gould School of Law (USC) immediately, and will update my application accordingly. I understand and agree that any inaccurate or misleading information, or omission will be cause for an investigation of misconduct in the admissions process; rescission of any offer of admission; or for discipline, dismissal, or revocation of degree if discovered at a later date. I acknowledge that, prior to enrollment, I will be required to provide official documentation that verifies my receipt of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. By submitting this application electronically, I also consent to allow USC to conduct a criminal background check and such other background investigations as USC deems appropriate in evaluating my application as a student at USC.

I understand that all documents submitted for admission consideration become property of USC and will not be returned to me or duplicated for me for any reason.  I also understand that acceptance to USC is subject to verification of final records from all institutions I have attended.