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Resources for Current Students

This webpage contains administrative resources for current SJD candidates. Our SJD candidates are an important part of our academic community. If you have any administrative questions throughout your time here, or if there is anything we can do to help make your time here as positive and productive as possible, please email

All SJD candidates are expected to complete their program within three years of matriculation. The document below sets forth the timeline to which we expect candidates to adhere to achieve this goal. Please note important dates and deadlines and make every effort to comply along the way.

Timeline for Completion of SJD Degree


Dissertation Committee Form

Dissertation Release Form

Business Cards for SJD Candidates

Submissions of Journal Articles:

The Law School has instituted a policy that will allow SJD candidates to use Scholastica and ExpressO, the premier tools for submitting articles for publication in US journals. The Law School will cover the cost of unlimited submissions using ExpressO and up to 50 submissions through Scholastica per SJD candidate throughout his or her SJD studies, provided that the candidate’s supervisor approves the list of proposed journals.


S.J.D. Admissions

Fordham University School of Law
International and Non-JD Programs
150 West 62nd Street, Suite 8-131, New York, NY 10023 U.S.A.

Tel: 212-636-6883

Fax: 212-636-6922