Civitas ChildLaw Center

New Students

Information for New MJ Students 

Congratulations on your admission to the Online Master of Jurisprudence in Children’s Law and Policy program! I am pleased to welcome you on behalf of everyone here at Loyola University Chicago and our partners at Concord Law School. We are very proud and excited to have you begin your first semester of our online program in Children’s Law and Policy. This page will serve as a guide to your first steps in beginning this challenging and rewarding course of study. 

Classes for the Spring 2013 term begin on January 7, 2013 and end on April 22, 2013.
Classes for the Summer 2013 term begin May 1, 2013 and end on August 11, 2013. 
Classes for the Fall 2013 term begin on September 3, 2013 and end on December 8, 2013. 

You are required to complete your Online Orientation anytime in the month prior to your start date.  Information about orientation as well as registering for classes, buying textbooks, etc. is available by clicking on the links on the right side of this page.

I will serve as your primary contact during your time as a Loyola student. Please feel free to contact me at 312-915-7950 or at if you have any questions or concerns. Congratulations once again and welcome to Loyola University Chicago!

Catherine Birmingham
 Program Director
Civitas ChildLaw Center