Frequently Asked Questions

No we do not. However, if you are interested in financing these courses, Sallie Mae provides competitive education loan programs for credit qualified borrowers. For more information and to apply, visit the Sallie Mae website. If you decide to pursue such financing, please submit your application to Sallie Mae first and then contact us at We will provide additional instructions on completing your registration.

A: Yes, but it is not necessary. If the same course is taught by two different professors, it is still the same course. Choose the dates that work best for you!

A: No. You will not receive a transcript or university credit for taking our courses as a non-degree (executive course) participant. You also don’t have to take an exam, though, so it balances out.

A: Yes. You will be asked questions in the registration process regarding your English proficiency. If you do not come from a country or educational background in which English is the primary language, and you do not have proof of TOEFL or IELTS, you may be asked to make an appointment with an executive education program administrator to assess your English ability.

A: No, both the California and New York bars require a transcript and grades for a course to count towards bar eligibility requirements. However, the content you learn from taking the course may help you do better on the bar.

A: Yes. Please email when you register for classes for more information.

A: Yes, most events occurring on campus are open to the public, unless otherwise noted on the Berkeley Law events calendar.

A. No, we do not provide that service. However, you may apply for summer housing through UC Berkeley. Please visit their Summer Housing website. Alternatively, there are housing options that are not affiliated with campus. Please note that the University and Berkeley Law do not endorse any housing listed there and do not guarantee the service or quality of service offered.

A: No, executive course participants do not have access to Berkeley Law’s online teaching evaluations, which can be completed only by enrolled degree students. Executive education participants may provide course feedback directly to the executive education program administrators.

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