The OSCAR Program Office is aware of a recent issue regarding OSCAR notification emails being blocked by Gmail accounts.  This issue affects any OSCAR user (applicants, law school administrators, recommenders, etc.) who has a Gmail account listed as their primary email address for notifications from the OSCAR system.  Such notifications may include new position postings; position modifications, closings, or expirations; and confirmation of received applications.

The OSCAR Program Office is working to permanently resolve this issue.  In the meantime, please follow the steps below to ensure you receive all notifications from the OSCAR system.

  1. Log in to your Gmail account.
  2. On the left, click Spam. (If you don't see "Spam," click More.)
  3. Open the email from OSCAR (
  4. At the top of the page, click Not spam.
  5. To prevent OSCAR emails from being sent to your spam folder in the future, add to your contacts.

For more information, click here.


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