Reciprocity Policy

Reciprocity allows students and graduates from other schools to use certain services of USD School of Law Career and Professional Development Office. To be granted reciprocity to USD School of Law, Career and Professional Development contact your law career services office with your request. Please do not contact our office directly. Inform your career services office that, when sending your request, emails to lawcareers@sandiego.edu are preferred but faxes to (619) 260-6828 are also accepted.

USD will communicate the acceptance or denial of your request with the requesting school only. A copy of the acceptance or denial will be sent to you if an email address is provided.

USD Reciprocity Policy Summary

Name of School: University of San Diego School of Law
Name of Contact Person for Reciprocity Requests: Graylin Clavell 
Title: Reciprocity Coordinator
Phone: (619) 260-4529
Fax: (619) 260-6828
Email: lawcareers@sandiego.edu
Website: www.law.sandiego.edu

PLEASE NOTE

  • The volume of reciprocity requests does not permit exceptions to our reciprocity policy.
  • Reciprocity is available to current students and graduates of other accredited law schools.
  • All class years are eligible for reciprocity (except 1Ls prior to November 1).

Reciprocity Availability

  • Closed during recruiting seasons:
    • August 1 through November 15
    • February 15 through March 15
  • Additional blackout times may occasionally occur

Services Available to Students/Graduates of Other Law Schools

  • Online access to job listings

Services Not Available to Students/Graduates of Other Law Schools

  • No career counseling
  • No participation in recruiting programs, workshops, etc.

Restrictions

USD School of Law does not permit reciprocity with any of the below schools.

  • California Western School of Law
  • Thomas Jefferson School of Law
  • Whittier Law School
  • Chapman University School of Law
  • Western State University College of Law
  • University of La Verne College of Law

Other law school students and graduates who do not attend any of the above mentioned schools are allowed access to only one of the following local schools at a time (no exceptions).

  • University of San Diego School of Law
  • California Western School of Law
  • Thomas Jefferson School of Law
  • Whittier Law School
  • Chapman University School of Law
  • Western State University College of Law
  • University of La Verne College of Law

California and Arizona law schools are allowed reciprocity on a one-to-one basis. This means that a student from one of these universities will be granted access to USD School of Law Career Services for every USD law student who has been granted access to career services at the same respective law school.

All other law schools are granted a maximum of only three students per academic year (November 15 to August 1) who may be allowed access to USD School of Law’s Career and Professional Development.  

Contact:

Career and Professional Development
Warren Hall, Room 113
Phone: (619) 260-4529
Fax: (619) 260-6828

Hours

Mon-Thu. 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Fri. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Evening appointments available upon request.

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