Flex JD is a rigorous and academically challenging program that will prepare you to become a capable and skilled lawyer.

Flex JD’s admission requirements and application procedures are the same as for the traditional JD program.


  • Time to complete: 3.5 years (10 terms)
  • Includes three summer terms
  • 25-35 hours/week time commitment for class preparation, assignments, and participation

Online classes and coursework (for online-only and hybrid-online courses)

  • Our professors have designed the program to take full advantage of online tools to provide you with a learning experience that blends the best of our traditional campus-based education with the unique opportunities presented by online learning
  • Weekly activities with rapid feedback and multiple assessment opportunities during each term help you measure your progress and ensure that you master critical knowledge and skills
  • Weekly live online classes with faculty and fellow students (scheduled at convenient times for working professionals) that replicate the traditional law school classroom experience
  • Regular video office hours with faculty ensure that if you need assistance, your professors are just a click away

Required on-campus sessions (for all hybrid-online courses)

  • Each fall and spring semester throughout the program's 3.5-year duration will incorporate in-person classes over five weekends.
  • In-person weekend dates for the 2024-25 academic year:
    • August 22-24, 2024
    • October 5, 6, 2024
    • December 7, 8, 2024
    • February 15, 16, 2025
    • April 26, 27, 2025
  • Classes meet in beautiful Sullivan Hall, the law school’s world-class facility on the campus of Seattle University
  • Classes will build upon your online learning and offer engaging opportunities to synthesize and apply what you have learned
  • In-person sessions scheduled to coincide with a variety of social and extra-curricular opportunities to deepen your connection with your professors, fellow students, the campus community, the legal profession, and the city of Seattle.

Course delivery

Course work is delivered in a hybrid-online format, combining online learning and limited, in-person classes:

  • Asynchronous remote learning allows students to complete assignments on their own time.
  • Synchronous classes (typically one hour per week, per class) allow live interaction with professors and classmates.
  • Just two to three intensive, in-person sessions per semester held at Sullivan Hall each fall and spring.
  • Summer course work conducted entirely online.

Contact Admission

Seattle University School of Law
901 12th Avenue, Sullivan Hall
Seattle, WA 98122-1090
Phone: 206-398-4200
Toll-free: 800-471-1767
Email: lawadmis@seattleu.edu

Samira Sharif
Assistant Director of the Flex JD Program
Sullivan Hall 200C
Phone: 206-398-4005
Email: sharifs@seattleu.edu