from the dean 

Orientation overview and schedule.

general information

Meals

On Thursday, August 13 and Friday, August 14 complimentary meals will be provided. Students may bring their own food and beverages for lunch and snacks throughout the following week. The on-campus cafeteria will feature a variety of beverages and "grab and go" fare for purchase during Lawyering Fundamentals.

Parking

Throughout orientation, incoming students may park in the Student Parking Lot on Larned St. Students will be notified as to when to transition to the permanent parking location, Christ Church parking lot. Students may secure a parking permit in the Student Service Center (SSC).

Student ID

All UDM Law students are required to possess and conspicuously wear a UDM identification card while at UDM Law. The identification card also serves as an access card that allows entry into the classroom spaces and southeast door on Jefferson Ave. Students who have yet to take their photo for the ID card must visit the SSC during Orientation week.

Attire

Dress for Lawyering Fundamentals is business casual. Please note the exception for the day of professional headshots.

professional headshots

UDM Law photographs all first-year students for a First-year Directory. All incoming students must get their photograph taken on August 20th between 1:30pm and 4:00pm. Business attire is required for these photos. Evening students who are unable to make it to this photography session will receive notification regarding an alternate date. Please note, this is separate from the Student ID photos.

Family Welcome event and Dinner

All incoming students (Day & Evening), and their parents and spouses/significant others are invited to a Family Welcome Event on Thursday, August 13 from 5:00pm to 6:00pm. Followed by Dinner from 6:00pm to 7:00pm.  Children are welcome to attend the Family Dinner.  Students must RSVP their guests here for Dinner by Friday, August 7, 2015.

Lawyering Fundamentals Reading Assignment

Review the instructions and assignment for the first day of Lawyering Fundamentals. All students are expected to be prepared.