First-Year Registration and Orientation

Date and Time:

Wednesday, August 18, 2010 – Friday, August 20, 2010

Details:

Detailed information about orientation is available on the First–Year Orientation website. A summary schedule is provided below:

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Full–Time Students

  • 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.: Complete admission process (if needed)
  • 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.: Completion of registration and technology sync. Please bring your laptop.
  • 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.: Lawyering Skills I class and lunch
  • 1:30 p.m. – end of day: Free time to obtain textbooks, tour campus, and obtain ID card and locker.

Part–Time Students

  • 3 – 5 p.m.: Complete registration and technology sync. Please bring your laptop.
  • 5 – 7 p.m.: Lawyering Skills I class and light dinner
  • 7 p.m. – end of day: Free time to obtain textbooks, tour campus, and obtain ID card and locker.

The USD bookstore will remain open today only until 9 p.m.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

All Students: 8:15 a.m. – 5:45 p.m.

  • Morning Coffee
  • Welcome from Dean Kevin Cole, Provost Julie Sullivan, and Richard D. Huffman, Associate Justice, Fourth District Court of Appeal for the State of California
  • Welcome from Alumni Board President Steven Halsey
  • Alumni Panel Perspectives
  • Lunch with USD School of Law Alumni
  • Lawyering Skills I Class
  • Law School Survival Panels
  • Money 101
  • Additional Programs TBA

Friday, August 20, 2010

All Students: 8:15 a.m. – 5:45 p.m.

  • Morning Coffee
  • Section Photos
  • Remarks from the ABA national office, SBA Executive Board and Campus Representatives from various departments
  • Greetings from Assistant Dean for J.D. Student Affairs Emily Scivoletto
  • Ethics and Professionalism with Robert J. Trentacosta, Assistant Presiding Judge, San Diego Superior Court and Dean Mary Jo Wiggins
  • Lunch
  • Ethics and Professionalism: Continue the discussion with insights from your law student colleagues
  • Faculty Panels
  • Student Panels
  • Demystifying the Socratic Method: Substantive Law Class
  • Closing Reception

Contact:

Office for J.D. Student Affairs
lawstudentaffairs@sandiego.edu
(619) 260-4651