Day 1 – Tuesday, August 17, 2021


Day & Evening Divisions

9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.              
Arrival and Check-In (Students last names ending in A-M)                 

10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.            
Arrival and Check-In (Students last names ending in N-Z)                                                      

10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.                        
Welcome: Stephen C. Payne, Dean and Knights of Columbus Professor of Law

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.            
How to Succeed in Law School: Faculty Perspective       

12:00 p.m. – 12:20 p.m.
Announcements & Class Photographs                           

12:20 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.
Welcome Luncheon                                                                 

1:20 p.m. – 2:20 p.m.               
Introduction to a Law School Class: Your First Client - Your First Deadline                            

 2:20 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Break

2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
Introduction to Student Services                                               

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. 
Introduction to Research Services                                 

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

3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.                
Implicit Bias & the Legal Profession                               

5:00 p.m.*                
Closing Remarks and Oath
*Due to health and safety concerns, we are no longer able to invite students' guests to attend and look forward to welcoming them to campus another time.

 

Day 2 – Wednesday, August 18, 2021

 
Day Division Only:
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.                
Welcome Mass (optional)                                             

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.               
Introduction to Court Structure and Stare Decisis          

10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.             
Break

10:45 a.m.  – 12:00 p.m.           
Law School Study Skills: Case Briefing, IRAC                   

12:00 p.m. – 12:15 p.m.           
Break

12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.              
How to Succeed in Law School: Student Perspective      

Evening Division Only:
5:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.                
Evening Division Community Service Project & Dinner         

6:15 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.                
Law School Study Skills: Case Briefing, IRAC                                           

7:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.                
Break  

7:45 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.                
How to Succeed in Law School: Student Perspective      

 

Day 3 – Thursday, August 19, 2021


Community Service Day and Lunch for Day Division
8:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.              
Community Service Day - Morning Shift 

11:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.             
Community Service Day - Afternoon Shift