The Catholic University of America
2018 Day Division Orientation Agenda
Tuesday, August 14
 
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Arrival, Check In 
Admissions, Student Life and Special Events, Office of Academic Affairs
11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Welcome
Dean Regina Jefferson 
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
How to Succeed in Law School: Faculty Perspective
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Research Marin Scordato
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Welcome Lunch
1:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Law School Study Skills: Case Briefing, IRAC
Professor Elizabeth Winston
2:50 p.m. - 3:25 p.m.
Introduction to Student Services
Library, Public Safety, Counseling Center, Campus Ministry, Disability Support Services, Health Services
3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 
Registration, Administration
 
Required: (1) Registration, ID
                 (2) Computer Corner, Laptop set up
                 (3) Directory Photo (appropriate for LinkedIn),
                      Library Bar Code
 
If needed: (1) Aetna Insurance
                 (2) Bookstore
Wednesday, August 15 
 
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.          
Optional Assumption Day Mass
Mary, Mirror of Justice Chapel
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.        
Coffee
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Introduction to Court Structure and Stare Decisis                 
Professor Frederick Woods 
                                           
11:00 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.
Break
11:10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Introduction to a Law School Class                 
Professor Kathryn Kelly
12:00 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.
Lunch (pick up shirts for Community Service Day)             
1:25 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
How to Succeed in Law School: Student Perspective
Catholic University Law Students
2:30 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.
Break
2:40 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.
Cultural Competency & Countering Bias:
Professional Development for Future Lawyers
Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Council
3:40 p.m. - 3:50 p.m. 
Break 
3:50 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.
Starting your Legal Career
Nancy Palermo '97, Garrison & Sisson, Managing Partner
5:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.
Welcome Reception and Induction Ceremony
Office of Academic Affairs, Alumni, The Honorable William T. Newman Jr.
Thursday, August 16 
 
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Coffee with Experiential Learning 
Office of Career and Professional Development (OCPD), Pro Bono Office, Externships and Clinics Office
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