Orientation 2014

Event:
Orientation 2014
Date:
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 10:00 am to Friday, August 22, 2014 2:00 pm
Description:

Incoming students are required to attend a new student orientation. The program will assist students in the transition to Law School and provide an introduction to the study and practice of law. Current students, faculty and staff will share the ins and outs of the School's academic programs, student community and on-campus services.

Schedule:
Sunday, August 17, 2014
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OPTIONAL
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
New Britain Rock Cats Baseball Game
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New Britain Rock Cats Stadium

Meet fellow incoming law students while enjoying a baseball game. The New Britain Rock Cats will host the Harrisburg Senators on Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 1:35 pm at New Britain Stadium.

The University of Connecticut School of Law has been invited to hold the flag on the field during the singing of the national anthem.

This event is optional and the tickets are courtesy of the UConn Law School Foundation. Parking is $5 per car.

If you are interested in attending the Rock Cats game, please RSVP by Tuesday, August 12, 2014. If you are bringing guests, please be sure to include them in your RSVP. 

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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OPTIONAL
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Student Services Lounge

Stop by to pick up your orientation materials and meet the student services staff. This is the place to go if you have questions about orientation, the Law School, or to just grab a cup of coffee.

11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Campus and Library Tours

If you have not seen our beautiful campus, join student leaders and Library staff for a tour of our campus. Find your classrooms, learn about Law School lore and search for the perfect study area.

Please RSVP for one of the following tours:

11:00am - 12:00pm
12:00pm - 1:00pm
 4:00pm - 5:00pm

2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Orientation Optional Sessions

Please RSVP for one of our optional orientation sessions. Each session will be 45 minutes.

Veterans' Resources
Technology and Academic Success
Wellness Resources

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Student Services Lounge

Stop by to pick up your orientation materials and meet the student services staff. This is the place to go if you have questions about orientation, the Law School, or to just grab a cup of coffee.

Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Required for all incoming students
9:30 am - 10:00 am
Registration
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William F. Starr Building Quad
10:00 am - 10:45 am
Welcome Remarks
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Reading Room, William F. Starr Building
10:45 am - 11:30 am
Professionalism
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Reading Room, William F. Starr Building
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Legal Reasoning
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Reading Room, William F. Starr Building
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Lunch with Faculty Advisors
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Reading Room, William F. Starr Building
2:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Concurrent Sessions
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Various Locations

Information Technology
Library Services
Wellness, Academic Success and Safety
Experiential Learning
Pro Bono

5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
Student Panel: Surviving 1L
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Reading Room, William F. Starr Building
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Dinner
8:00 pm - 11:55 pm
SBA Gathering (Optional)
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Wood 'n Tap
Friday, August 22, 2014
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OPTIONAL
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dash for a Difference, Hands on Hartford

Get to know Hartford all while engaging in service throughout the city! Join your classmates and members of the Law School community as you venture into the various neighborhoods of Hartford to take part in service projects benefitting social service and community development agencies. In addition, you will learn about the arts and culture of Hartford. Dash for a Difference is organized by Hands on Hartford.

If you are interested in participating please RSVP by August 14, 2014.
 

Location:
Contact:
Claudia Norsworthy
860-570-5176
If you require reasonable accommodations for a disability, please contact the Law School at 860-570-5130 or via email at access@law.uconn.edu at least two weeks in advance.