Spring 2018 Orientation for International Students & Visiting Scholars

Event:
Spring 2018 Orientation for International Students & Visiting Scholars
Date:
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 (All day) to Monday, January 15, 2018 (All day)
Presented By:
Description:

The Graduate Programs Office will host orientation events for new international students & visiting scholars starting at UConn Law during Spring 2018.

Schedule:
Wednesday, January 10th, 2018
9:00 am - 9:30 am
Registration, coffee and donuts
 - 
Knight Hall 115
9:30 am - 10:15 am
Welcome and Introductions
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Knight Hall 115

Peter Lindseth, Olimpiad S. Ioffe Professor of International & Comparative Law and Director of International Programs
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
Jennifer Mailly, Assistant Clinical 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
Chris Pallotti, LLM Career Counselor

10:15 am - 11:15 am
Student Introductions
 - 
Knight Hall 115

Packets, Course Registration, Insurance, Fee Bills and other things you need to know.

11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Meet Current Students and Campus Tours
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Lunch
 - 
Campus Center Cafeteria
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Information Technology Briefing & Library Tour

Ricardo Mardales, Assistant Director Information Technology Services
Jessica Panella, Head of Access Services
Anne Rajotte, Head of Reference Services

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
MOCK CLASS
 - 
Chase Hall 210

Jessica Rubin, Professor of U.S. Legal Studies

Thursday, January 11th, 2018
9:00 am - 10:30 am
International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)
 - 
Library 202

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
Student Services – and what you need to know about student legal protection in the US
 - 
Janet M. Blumberg Hall

Karen DeMeola, Assistant Dean for Enrollment & Students
Jenn Cerny, Director of Student Services
Darcy Kirk, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Lisa Rodino, Registrar
Yvonne Tartufo, Licensed Counselor
Mary Beattie, Academic Support

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch with Deans and Student Service Officers
 - 
Janet M. Blumberg Hall
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
U.S. Law and Legal Institutions (FIRST CLASS)
 - 
Library 518

Professor Mathilde Cohen

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
Introduction to Legal Citation & Academic Writing
 - 
Chase Hall 210

Jessica Rubin, Professor of U.S. Legal Studies

Friday, January 12th, 2018
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Do you have the right courses if you are planning to take a Bar Exam?
 - 
Knight 115

This session is OPTIONAL but strongly encouraged for any students who are or may consider taking a bar exam at the completion of thier studies.

10:45 am - 12:15 pm
Academic Expectations
 - 
Knight 115
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Lunch with Faculty Directors of LLM programs, by program
 - 
Campus Cafe
Monday, January 15th, 2018 - Martin Luther King Day Holiday
10:00 am - 11:30 am
West Hartford Center Martin Luther King Day Celebration
 - 
West Hartford

This event is OPTIONAL. The event will be held in the West Hartford Town Hall Auditorium, 50 South Main Street, West Hartford, CT. More information can be found at https://www.westhartfordct.gov/news/displaynews.asp?NewsID=289&TargetID=1

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
U.S. Career Search Essentials
 - 
Library 202

Chris Pallotti, LLM Career Counselor

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018 - FIRST DAY OF CLASSES
Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
New and Returning Student Reception
 - 
One Stop, Library 2nd Floor
Tuesday, January 30th, 2018
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Welcome Reception at Dean Fisher's Home
Location:
Contact:
Patricia Carbray
860-570-5184
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.