College of Law > Academics > Experiential Learning > Third Year in Practice > FAQ


Where can I learn more about 3YP?

Professor David Rodriguez directs the 3YP program. He can be contacted at or (312) 362-7630. Further information and the application will be available on the College of Law website at the beginning of fall semester.​​

Who is eligible to apply?

Full-time students are eligible to apply after successful completion of their first year. Part-time students are eligible to apply after they have completed 28 credit hours.​

Can I take experiential courses during my second year?

3YP students can take experiential courses during the second year. Up to 6 credit hours of experiential coursework taken before the student’s final year will count toward the total requirement of 24 hours of experiential coursework for 3YP. Students can only enroll in the intensive externship and 3YP Seminar during their third year.​​​

How will students be selected?

Students will be selected based on their commitment to spending the final year of law school in simulated and actual practice settings, their academic performance, and the availability of suitable intensive externship opportunities.​​

When is the application deadline?

The application deadline for full-time students is Friday​, September 27, 2019 of the 2L year. Part-time student applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.​​