Orientation 2019: JD Evening Division

Orientation 2019: JD Evening Division
Monday, August 19, 2019 (All day) to Friday, August 23, 2019 (All day)
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The University of Connecticut School of Law welcomes new JD evening division law students for class orientation. Orientation events will take place August 19-23, 2019. The information presented in these events will assist students transitioning to law school, and serve as an introduction to the study and practice of law. Current students, faculty and staff will provide information about the Law School's acdemic programs, campus community and available services. 

JD Day Students please reference the JD Day Divsion schedule

LLM, SJD and Exchange Students please reference the LLM, SJD and Exchange schedule

Monday, August 19
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Evening Registration
5:15 pm - 6:45 pm
Welcome Dinner
Soccer Field

Lauren Majchrowski, Director of Admissions
Timothy Fisher, Dean of UConn Law
Darcy Kirk, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Jennifer Cerny, Executive Director of Student Affairs and Assistant Dean of Students

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Introductory Law Class I

Contracts, Professor Anderson, Chase 110, Section: 10

Tuesday, August 20
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Summer Reading and Dinner Discussion

Dear America, Notes of an Undocumented Citizen, Jose Antonio Vargas

Group H: Dean Cerny, Erin Howard

7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Student Affairs Panel: What you need to know
Janet M. Blumberg Hall
7:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Introduction of the Law Library, IT and Electronic Research
Thomas J. Meskill Law Library
Wednesday, August 21

Evening students choosing to attend the Supreme Court / Legislative Office Building excursion must arrive at UConn Law at 8:30 a.m. This excursion is optional for evening students. The buses will depart for the day’s excursions promptly at 8:45 a.m. Business casual dress is required.

8:30 am
Arrive at Law School and Proceed to Assigned Bus

Optional for Evening Students

9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Supreme Court, Legislative Office Building, Bookstore and Front Street

Optional for Evening Students

1:15 pm - 3:15 pm
Community BBQ (optional)
Soccer Field

Enjoy a relaxing gathering with staff and student organization leaders

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Welcoming Wellness with Yvonne Tafuto (optional)
Janet M. Blumberg Hall
Thursday, August 22
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Starr Reading Room
  • Leadership Fellows and LLM Rep: “Top Ten Tips for Success at Uconn Law.”
  • SBA Mental Health Group Presentation
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Introductory Law Class II

Civil Procedure, Professor Mailly, Knight 115, Section: 10

7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Legal Practice Class
Knight 115

Section 10: Professor Dubois

Friday, August 23
7:00 pm
Yard Goats vs Reading Fightin Phils
Dunkin Donuts Park
Caitlin Dougherty, Program Coordinator Student Affairs
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.