As a reminder, California Western currently has a Covid-19 vaccine policy that includes a vaccine mandate. For further information on our vaccine and campus reopening policies, please visit our COVID Updates page.
We anticipate that you will receive further information about our 2022-2023 academic year vaccine policy as well as instructions on how to submit your proof of vaccination or request a medical or religious exemption by the early summer timeframe. You do not need to take any action at this time regarding vaccine proof submission. However, please make sure to keep a copy of your vaccination card(s).
We are deeply grateful for your efforts to help keep the entire CWSL community healthy and safe.
TAKE THE NEXT STEPS IN THE ENROLLMENT PROCESS...
1. CAREFULLY REVIEW YOUR ADMISSION DOCUMENTS
After reviewing your admission documents,
notify the admissions office of any updates
to your application including character and
fitness issues and contact information.
2. LOG IN TO THE ADMISSIONS PORTAL
The admitted students’ website is a secure online
portal where you’ll find resources to move you
along in the enrollment process. You will be able
to pay your seat deposit online using this portal.
Be sure to have your student ID number handy.
3. APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID
Admitted students are encouraged to complete the
FAFSA online as soon as possible. Our Financial Aid
Office helps eligible students obtain federal and private
student loans. Learn more about the financial
4. SCHEDULE A STUDENT-LED VIRTUAL CAMPUS TOUR
Schedule a student-led virtual campus tour to learn more about California Western’s campus, student culture, law school experience, and of course, the city of San Diego from a current student’s perspective.
5. VISIT OUR VIRTUAL TOUR PAGE
If you haven't already done so during the application process, we also encourage you to visit our virtual tour page, which contains an extensive collection of videos and other virtual materials that highlight
the student experience at California Western. After viewing these materials, we also recommend that you schedule an
admission counseling phone meeting with your admissions counselor (per the instructions below) to further discuss
the resources and programs California Western offers.
6. SCHEDULE AN ADMISSION COUNSELING PHONE MEETING
We are committed to helping make this transition
as smooth as possible. Connect with your
admissions counselor for an overview of what
it’s like to be a student at California Western.
Last name A-K: click here to schedule your
Last name L-Z: click here to schedule your
7. GET TO KNOW THE NEIGHBORHOOD
With its great weather, miles of sandy beaches, and
major attractions, San Diego is an ideal place to live
and study law. California Western is located on the
northern edge of downtown San Diego. The school
is in close proximity to residential communities, the
downtown business district, courts, law firms, museums,
shopping, and restaurants. Visit our housing
page to learn more about San Diego neighborhoods and how to find housing.
8. MAKE IT OFFICIAL, SUBMIT YOUR DEPOSIT!
Once you’re ready to move forward with your
choice of law school, log in to the admitted
students’ portal to pay your seat deposit online.