CPDR Description and Requirement
All JD students must complete the Career & Professional Development Requirement (the “CPD Requirement”) in order to graduate. The goal of the CPD Requirement is to empower students in navigating curricular and career choices to help them discover and achieve their career goals and develop their professional identities. Please see the requirements for CPD completion below.
How to Check your CPD Status
1) After logging in to Symplicity, click on the icon with your initials in the upper right corner and click on My Account.
2) Next, click on the Academic Profile tile:
3) Once there, scroll down to the section labeled Career & Professional Development Requirement Summary to see what you have been recorded as attending.
A statement of your CPD Status is visible at the end of that section:
Note: Since CPD is updated manually a few times a semester, the record displayed may not reflect events or appointments attended since the last student-wide update.
CPD Make-up form
Wondering how you can continue to earn credit toward the Career and Professional Development Graduation Requirement (CPDR) while we’re all staying at home? For programs required during the 1L portion of the CPD requirement, you can watch qualified videos in the Videos section near the bottom of our website. The list of qualifying CPD events is attached in this post. You can use the CPD Make-Up Form to provide a brief summary of three things that you learned from viewing an event.