Seat Deposit

All students may pay their deposit(s) using our secure online form. If you prefer to pay by check (payable on a U.S. bank account), please make your check payable to The Pennsylvania State University and mail it to:
     Penn State Dickinson Law
     Attn: Office of Admissions
     150 S. College Street
     Carlisle, PA 17013

Please note that check payments must be postmarked by the date of your deposit deadline. Call us at 717-240-5228 if you have any questions about your payment.

J.D. Students: You can reserve your seat by paying two nonrefundable deposits of $500. Our standard first deposit deadline for early decision candidates and candidates who have deferred from a prior cycle is January 15. Our standard first deposit deadline for regular decision candidates is April 15. Our standard second deposit deadline for all candidates is June 15. If you are admitted after one of these standard deposit deadlines, your deposit deadline(s) will be stated in your acceptance letter. If you would like to request a deferral, please email Bekah Saidman-Krauss to explain the circumstances surrounding your request.

LL.M., M.L.S., and S.J.D. Students: You may reserve your seat by paying a one-time, nonrefundable deposit of $500 USD. Students may direct questions to the Director of International Programs and Graduate Education at

Transfer Students: You can reserve your seat in our 2L class by paying one nonrefundable deposit of $500 by the date identified in your acceptance letter.