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Because of the uniqueness of the ITP courses, enrollment per class is limited to 24 students. Only classes with a minimum of 16 students will be offered. However, regardless of enrollment, no more than five ITP courses will be offered in a given year. If you are interested in a particular course become a Team Leader and encourage students to sign up for the course to increase the likelihood that it will be offered.
Registration for ITP courses will be held separately from the course bidding process. The registration for ITP will be held in October. Students may sign up for more than one course with preference to their first choice. If a course has over 24 students pre-enrolling, the course's enrollment will be determined by lottery. If you are truly only interested in one ITP, only register for that country once to avoid being placed in a course you do not wish to attend.
If the course's enrollment goes to lottery, the following order of preference will hold:
As is standard for other courses, students are charged 25 points per credit hour. Therefore, students on the final class roster for ITP will be charged a total of 100 points.
Dropping ITP after the date specified on the ITP timeline will result in loss of bid points, unless there are extenuating circumstances discussed with the ITP Faculty Director.
ITP courses will be offered for 4 credits. Student projects may count for the 1 draft/seminar writing requirement but will not count for a 2 or 3 draft writing requirement for JD students.
After the ITP lottery has been run, students who could not receive their first choice ITP, and were placed in another ITP, may have a limited opportunity to obtain a place in their first choice. If, after student agreements have been submitted, a place in the ITP course the student bid as #1 becomes open, that student can request that the Registrar place the student in that ITP.
The Registrar, at its discretion, may place the student in the first choice ITP as long as that placement does not put the other ITP at risk of failure to comply with the minimum registration number of 16 students. If more than one student petitions the Registrar for the open spot, the Registrar will follow the above ITP rules and regulations for the filling of the position.
2Ls, 3Ls and LLM students are eligible to enroll in ITP courses subject to certain limitations:
Students are responsible for financing ITP out-of-pocket. Students are typically eligible to apply for additional financial aid loans to pay for ITP. Additional information about financing ITP is made available in late Fall.
For a list of important dates and deadlines go to the ITP timeline .