Incoming Student Checklist

For J.D., LL.M., M.S.L. and S.J.D.

  1. Claim Your Fordham University Username

    If you have not yet claimed your University username (credentials used to login to the system and to access your email), we strongly recommend you do so now.

    Visit Fordham the University's portal: and select New user: Claim account.

    Follow the onscreen instructions to enroll your mobile device(s) with multi-factor authentication.

  2. Update your Mailing Address and Phone

    Every office relies on the information stored within the University's system of record (Banner), especially the Financial Aid, Bursar, and Registrar Office. Therefore, it is imperative that provide Fordham your current mailing address and phone number(s).

    To update your address and phone number(s), login to Fordham University's portal ( and navigate to My Pages.

  3. Review First Reading Assignments and Syllabus Information

    Important: Incoming students should perform steps 1 and 2 above before students can access Fordham Law online services.

    Review assignments, required text, and syllabus information