Monday, August 17

Please note that in-person orientation events previously scheduled for August 17 have been canceled in response to the D.C. mandatory quarantine order. The student panel will be rescheduled after classes begin and arrangements will be made to distribute student IDs and other materials. Orientation will now begin on Tuesday, August 18.

With the exception of the Welcome Mass, all events will be accessed via Zoom. Please check your CUA email accounts for the Zoom link and password. A YouTube link for Mass will be sent separately.

Tuesday, August 18 (online)

4:00 p.m.- 4:15 p.m.

Welcome to Law School

Dean Stephen C. Payne

4:15 p.m.- 5:15 p.m.

How to Succeed in Law School: Faculty Perspective

1L Faculty Panel- moderated by Dean Stephen C. Payne

5:30 p.m.

Virtual Welcome Mass (optional)
Rev. Jude DeAngelo, OFM Conv.
University Chaplain and Director of Campus Ministry

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 (online)

3:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Introduction to Library & Research Services

3:30 p.m.- 3:45 p.m.


3:45 p.m.- 4:15 p.m.

Introduction to Student Services

4:15 p.m.- 4:45 p.m.

Roadmap for Safe Social Distancing at CUA Law

Assistant Dean Katherine Crowley

Thursday, August 20, 2020 (online)

3:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Introduction to Law School Study Skills

Professor Sarah Duggin

4:00 p.m.- 4:15 p.m.


4:15 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Implicit Bias Training

Assistant Dean for Admissions & Diversity Officer Shani Butts

5:00 p.m.- 5:15 p.m.


5:15 p.m.- 5:45 p.m.

Closing Remarks and Oath- Family & Friends will be invited to view via livestream

Dean Stephen C. Payne