New LL.M. and Exchange Orientation Spring 2017

Event:
New LL.M. and Exchange Orientation Spring 2017
Date:
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 9:00 am to Monday, January 16, 2017 5:00 pm
Presented By:
Description:

The Office of Graduate Programs will hold orientation for new international & exchange students for the spring semester. The program will assist students in the transition to UConn Law. Current students, faculty and staff will share the ins and outs of the School's academic programs, campus community and available services.

Schedule:
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11
9:00 am - 9:30 am
Registration, coffee and donuts
 - 
Chase 110
9:30 am - 10:15 am
Welcome and Introductions
 - 
Chase 110

Peter Kochenburger, Professor, Executive Director of Insurance LL.M. Program and Deputy Director of Insurance Law Center
Molly Land, Professor and Director of the Human Rights and Social Justice LLM Program
Jessica Rubin, Professor of Law
Carrie Field, Director of Graduate and Exchange Programs
Yan Hong, Director of Graduate Admissions, Director of Insurance Law Research
Pat Carbray, Administrative Services Specialist, Graduate and International Programs and the Insurance Law Center

10:15 am - 11:15 am
Ice Breaker
 - 
Chase 110
11:15 am - 11:30 am
Packets, Course Registration, Insurance, Fee Bills And other things you need to know
 - 
Chase 110
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Lunch
 - 
Library Foyer
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Information Technology Briefing & Library tour
 - 
Library Foyer

Ricardo Mardales, Assistant Director and User Support Services Supervisor, Information Technology Services
Sarah Cox, Foreign, International and Comparative Law Librarian

1:45 pm - 2:00 pm
Break
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
U.S. Law and Legal Research and Writing
 - 
Starr 225

Jessica Rubin, Professor of U.S. Legal Studies

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Meet Current Students and Campus Tours
 - 
Starr 225
5:00 pm
OPTIONAL Dinner at Monte Alban
THURSDAY, JANUARY 12
9:00 am - 10:30 am
International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)
 - 
Knight 115

F-1 and J-1 Visa Rules Overview
International Advisor for Regional Campuses

10:30 am - 10:45 am
Break
10:45 am - 12:00 pm
U.S. Law and Legal Institutions (FIRST CLASS)
 - 
Starr 225

Professor Mathilde Cohen

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch with Deans and returning students
 - 
Janet M. Blumberg Hall

Karen DeMeola, Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Admissions
Jenn Cerny, Director of Student Services
Jennifer Mailly, Assistant Clinical Professor of Law
Darcy Kirk, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Lisa Rodino, Registrar

1:15 pm - 2:15 am
West Law/TWEN Bring laptop computers!
 - 
Library 202

Estee Waxman, Academic Account manager at Thomson Reuters

2:15 pm - 2:45 pm
Registrar’s Office
 - 
Library 202

Lisa Rodino, Registrar

2:45 pm - 3:15 pm
How to pay your fee bill?
 - 
Library 202

Mary Cassello, Bursar’s office

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
LexisNexis Bring laptop computers!
 - 
Library 202

Meredith Shuman Casale, Sr. Account Executive at LexisNexis

FRIDAY ,JANUARY 13
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Bloomberg Law Training
 - 
Library 202

Patrick Butler, Reference Librarian

10:15 am - 12:15 pm
U.S. Law and Legal Institutions (SECOND CLASS)
 - 
Starr 225

Professor Mathilde Cohen

12:15 pm
Lunch
 - 
Janet M. Blumberg Hall
12:15 pm - 2:00 pm
Meet Dean Timothy Fisher, Academic Expectations & Course Counseling, and Academic Success
 - 
Janet M. Blumberg Hall

Peter Kochenburger, Professor, Executive Director of Insurance LL.M. Program
and Deputy Director, Insurance Law Center
Carrie Field, Director of Graduate and Exchange Programs

Mary Beattie, Academic Success Coordinator

2:15 pm - 3:45 pm
Introduction to Legal Citation & Academic Writing
 - 
Starr 225

Jessica Rubin, Professor of U.S. Legal Studies

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Do you have the right courses if you are planning to take a Bar exam (OPTIONAL)
 - 
Starr 225
MONDAY, JANUARY 16

Martin Luther King Day – Holiday

West Hartford Center Martin Luther King Day Celebration (OPTIONAL)
Monday, January 16, 2017 in the West Hartford town hall auditorium, 50 South Main Street, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 17

FIRST DAY OF CLASSES

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