Fall 2014 Orientation for Incoming Students

Saturday, August 16, 2014
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Hazel Hall
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Featured Event
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Admissions Office
703-993-8010

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 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 - Saturday, August 16:
First-year JD, Transfer & LLM Students

11:00 – 1 p.m. Orientation Registration, Hazel Hall—Levy Atrium, Main Floor

Noon – 1 p.m. Lunch, Founders Hall—Multipurpose Room

1:00 – 1:55 p.m. Law and Economics—A Brief Overview, Founders Hall—Multipurpose Room

2:00 – 4:55 p.m. Breakout Sessions by Section, Hazel Hall (See Orientation Brochure for details)

5:00 p.m. SBA Barbecue, Founders Hall—Multipurpose Room

 


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