Curriculum and Program Advising

The Curriculum Team provides curricular advising and programming for current Northwestern Law students. Please contact us if you have questions about course selection, including adding or dropping a course, taking courses on another campus, or satisfying the graduation requirements.

  • If you have questions about your graduation requirements, which includes choosing courses to meet your outstanding requirements, please contact
  • JDs: If you have questions about your curricular path, which includes choosing courses to support your academic interests and professional goals, you can set an appointment Professor Meredith Rountree, Curriculum Advisor, at

Academic and Professional Excellence (APEX)

APEX provides academic support for first-year students as they progress through their doctrinal and legal reasoning courses through formal programming, peer-to-peer mentorship, and individual advising with the APEX Director. Learn more about the APEX Program.

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Academic and Curricular Advising for LLM students (ACE)

Holistic suite of support services and programming designed to help international students acclimate to legal studies in the U.S., plan their law school curriculum to meet professional interests and career goals, participate in programming designed to demystify the learning process in American law schools, explore opportunities and emerging trends in global legal practice, and develop cross cultural competency through teamwork and collaboration with colleagues from diverse backgrounds.

Workshop Videos

Subjects include Checklist Workshop, Acclimating to Law School, Outlining Workshop, and Exam Writing Workshop.

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Adi Altshuler
Director of International Programs
(312) 503 0771 

Adi Altshuler provides curricular and academic advising for LLM students. Please contact Adi if you have questions about course selection, degree requirements, bar qualifications, academic performance, scholastic writing, exam preparation, or exam accommodation.

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Northwestern Law Rules and Regulations | Graduation Requirements: JD Programs / LLM Programs / Tax Programs