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Law Bidding Instructions
The Law School uses a "bidding" registration system for the fall and spring semesters. Please review these Law Bidding Instructions (pdf) for guidance on how to use the course registration function in our student enterprise system (CAESAR) and some tips on successfully bidding on your desired courses.
This Round 1 Bidding Tutorial (6-minute flash video) illustrates how to use CAESER to enter, view, and change bids during Bidding Round 1.
A number of bidding points are assigned to each class/program of students at the Law School for use over the entire academic year. View list of Bidding Points (pdf)
View the Wait List History (pdf) for courses offered from 2004 to 2008, prior to the Law Bidding system. For bidding history after Fall 2008, please view the course details on CAESAR.
Our most frequent asked questions about general bidding concerns, waitlists, and bidding results are compiled in the Bidding FAQs document (pdf).
Curricular Advising FAQs
For answers to the most frequently asked questions about the Northwestern Law curriculum, please visit the Curricular Advising FAQs section. You will find answers to questions ranging from "What is the difference between Business Associations and Corporations?" to "How do I search in CAESAR for courses that meet the perspective elective requirement?" to "What is Senior Research?"