Seat Deposit Information for Admitted Students

JD Admitted Students

Seat Deposit Payment and Refund Information

In order to confirm the intent to enroll at the University of Miami School of Law, JD admitted students must submit the Admitted Student Decision Form and a $1,000 seat deposit, which will be applied toward tuition/fees. The $1,000 deposit may be made in two $500 payments or may be due at once, based on the date indicated on the official admission notification email as well as the LSAC’s ASO portal

  • First $500 deposit - non-refundable
  • Second $500 deposit - partially refundable based on the schedule below
Notification Date Amount Refunded
Notification in writing prior to July 1 $300
From July 1 to July 15 $200
From July 16 to August 2 $100
After August 2 No refund

If there is an outstanding balance from a previous term at the University of Miami, all deposit funds will go toward payment of the outstanding balance, and there may not be a refund. Refunds are handled by the University of Miami Office of Student Accounts. Per their policy, refunds may take up to six (6) months to process. If you have any questions, please submit a case through 'Canes Central.

Seat Deposit Submission

When the Admitted Student Decision Form is submitted, students will be directed to the CaneLink portal to complete the seat deposit payment.

CaneLink instructions and login credentials are sent via email to admitted students. Please note that it takes 24 hours for CaneLink to recognize a new student account and give clearance to the online payment portal.

Payment by mail, express post, or any other form outside the CaneLink payment portal are not accepted. It is the school's policy to cancel the admission of an applicant who does not make the seat deposit payment by the designated dates.

Submit the Admitted Student Decision Form 

Transfer Admitted Students

In order to confirm the intent to enroll at the University of Miami School of Law, transfer admitted students must submit the Admitted Student Decision Form and a non-refundable $1,000 seat deposit, which will be applied toward tuition/fees. Deposit deadlines and seat deposit payment instructions are sent via email.

Visiting Admitted Students

In order to confirm the intent to enroll at the University of Miami School of Law, visiting admitted students must submit the Admitted Student Decision Form and a non-refundable $1,000 seat deposit, which will be applied toward tuition/fees. Deposit deadlines and seat deposit payment instructions are sent via email.

LLM Admitted Students

In order to confirm the intent to enroll at the University of Miami School of Law, LLM admitted students must submit a non-refundable $500 seat deposit, which will be applied toward tuition/fees. Deposit deadlines and seat deposit payment instructions are sent via email.

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