College of Law > Academics > Experiential Learning > Third Year in Practice > Frequently Asked Questions


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 the fall semester.

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.
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.
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.
The application deadline for full-time students is October 14, 2019 of the 2L year. Part-time student applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.