The Catholic University of America
2017 Day Division Orientation Agenda

 

Wednesday, August 16
 
11:00 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.
Arrival, Check In 
Admissions, Student Life, Academic Affairs Office
11:30 a.m.- 11:45 a.m.
Welcome to Law School
Dean Daniel F. Attridge 
11:45 a.m - 12:45 p.m.
Welcome Lunch
12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
How to Succeed in Law School: Faculty Perspective
Associate Dean Marin Scordato
1:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
How to Succeed in Law School: Student Perspective 
CUA Law Students
2:15 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.
Intro to Student Services
Library, DPS, Counseling Center, Campus Ministry, Health Services
2:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 
Registration, Administration
Thursday,  August 17 
 
9:00 a.m.- 9:30 a.m.        
Coffee
9:30 a.m.- 11:00 a.m.
Intro to Court Structure and Stare Decisis                    
Associate Dean Marin Scordato 
                                           
11:00 a.m.- 11:15 a.m.
Break
11:15 a.m.- 12:45 p.m.
Law School Study Skills: Case Briefing and IRAC
Professor Megan La Belle
12:45 p.m.- 2:00 p.m.
Lunch (pick up shirts for Community Service Day)             
2:00 p.m.- 2:50 p.m.
Introduction to a Law School Class
Professors Kathryn Kelly and J.P. “Sandy” Ogilvy
2:50 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.
Break
3:00 p.m.- 3:50 p.m.
Starting Your Legal Career
Nancy Palermo ’97, Managing Partner, Garrison & Sisson, Inc.
3:50 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. 
Break 
4:00 p.m.- 4:55 p.m.
Implicit Bias Training
5:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.
Welcome Reception and Induction Ceremony
Friday, August 18  
 
8:30 a.m.- 9:00 a.m. 
Coffee with Experiential Learning
OCPD, Pro Bono Office, Externships, Clinic
9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
Community Service Day 
Pro Bono Office, Campus Ministry
12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m.
Lunch