Eligibility for Services
The CSLS Fee
Carolina Student Legal Services, Inc. is funded by the Student Legal Services fee.† As such only those students that pay the fee are eligible for legal advice and/or representation from our office.† Current full time students pay the fee as part of their tuition and fees.Please check your eligibility for our services below.
Am I Eligible?
You must be a UNC-Chapel Hill student to be eligible for legal advice and/or representation from Student Legal Services.If you are a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at UNC-Chapel Hill you have paid the Student Legal Services Fee and thus are eligible for legal advice and/or representation from our office.* Continuing education students, postdoctoral students, and visiting scholars do NOT pay the Student Legal Services Fee and therefore are ineligible for advice and/or representation from our office. All students who have paid the student legal services activity fee are eligible to utilize the service in the following situations:
- The legal problem arose during a semester in which the student SLS fee was paid and no more than 3 months has elapsed since the student qualified as a SLS fee paying student
- The legal problem arose prior to the studentís matriculation as a SLS fee paying student but requires legal attention during the eligible semester
- Representation was undertaken and/or litigation was filed on behalf of the student during an eligible semester but representation of the student continued beyond the studentís period of eligibility.