Orientation Takes Place August 10 &11

As July draws to a close, the minds of newly admitted law students begin to turn to Orientation, which takes place  for Mason Law students on Friday, August 10, and Saturday, August 11.

Orientation activities begin for first-year law students on Friday evening with a welcome and their introductory Legal Research, Writing and Analysis (LRWA) class, followed a happy hour.

Orientation continues on Saturday for first-year law students, new transfer students, and new LLM students with a day of activities that includes a luncheon, a law and economics class, and a series of breakout sessions that cover Career and Academic Services, Library and Technology Services, and a question-and-answer session with administrators and current students.

At the conclusion of Saturday's Orientation program, first-year law students will join upperclass law students for the annual Student Bar Association (SBA) Barbecue. The SBA president will kick off the event with a message to new students, and first-year law students will meet their mentors at the event. 

A generic version of the Orientation brochure is available here, while section-specific brochures are available on the Admissions Office Intranet site under Events/Orientation.