Orientation begins Friday evening, August 15 and continues Saturday, August 16. These two jam-packed sessions are mandatory, so please contact the admissions office immediately if you anticipate a conflict.Orientation activities begin for first-year law students on Friday evening with a welcome from Dean Polsby and an introductory Legal Research, Writing and Analysis (LRWA) class, followed by a happy hour.Orientation continues on Saturday for first-year law students, new transfer students, and new LLM students with a day of activities that includes a luncheon, a law and economics class, and a series of breakout sessions that cover Career and Academic Services, Library and Technology Services, and a question-and-answer session with administrators and current students.At the conclusion of Saturday's Orientation program, first-year law students will join upperclass law students for the annual Student Bar Association (SBA) Barbecue. The SBA president will kick off the event with a message to new students, and first-year law students will meet their mentors at the event.
Schedule- Friday August 15: First-Year JD Students Only
5:15– 5:55 p.m. Orientation Registration, Hazel Hall—Levy Atrium, Main Floor 6:00– 6:20 p.m. Welcoming Remarks, Founders Hall—Auditorium 6:20–7:30 p.m. Introduction to Legal Research, Writing & Analysis (LRWA), Founders Hall—Auditorium 7:30– 8:30 p.m. Happy Hour for first-year law students and their friends and families, Hazel Hall—Levy Atrium, Main Floor