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Weekly student enewsletter from USD School of Law • Volume 3, Number 1 • August 26, 2013

Important Deadlines

Mon. Aug. 26: Fall semester classes begin.

Mon. Sept. 2: Labor Day Holiday.

Mon. Sept. 9: Last day to receive 100% tuition refund. Last day to register or add classes.


Upcoming Events
Monday, August 26 – Friday, September 6

Monday, August 26

Fall semester classes begin.

Welcome back!

Tuesday, August 27

No events submitted.

Wednesday, August 28

No events submitted.

Thursday, August 29

No events submitted.

Friday, August 30

Law School Parking Lot Closure

Starting at 5 p.m.
The law school parking lot will be closed for use by University events from Friday, August 30 at 5 p.m. through Sunday, September 1. Parking will be available in the Mission Parking Structure. This is orientation weekend for USD undergraduate students; please allow for extra time to park. Contact: Parking Services.

Saturday, August 31—Sunday, September 1

Law School Parking Lot Closure

All day.
The law school parking lot will be closed for use by University events from Friday, August 30 at 5 p.m. through Sunday, September 1. Parking will be available in the Mission Parking Structure. This is orientation weekend for USD undergraduate students; please allow extra time to park. Contact: Parking Services.

Monday, September 2

Labor Day Holiday

No classes. All university and law school offices closed.

Tuesday, September 3

Diversity Panel and Reception: Effectively Navigating Law School and the San Diego Legal Community

4 p.m.; Warren Hall Room 2A.
The Academic Success Panel (ASP) invites all students to this program to celebrate the diversity of our new law students and the USD law community. An alumni panel will offer their thoughts on how to effectively navigate law school and the San Diego legal community. The panel will be followed by a reception with the USD law community. This is a great opportunity for students to learn more about the diverse community at USD and network with each other, alumni, faculty and administrators. Register for the event online. Contact: Director of Academic Success Professor Kiyana Kiel.

Wednesday, September 4

No events submitted.

Thursday, September 5

No events submitted.

Friday, September 6

No events submitted.


USD Law Private Scholarship Application

Through the generosity of our alumni and friends, over 70 awards are available. All continuing JD students are able to apply. The application is available online. Completed applications must be received no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, September 20. Late applications will not be considered. If you have any questions, please contact the Financial Aid Office by phone at (619) 260-4570, by email, or in person in Warren Hall room 203.

SBA Book Exchange: Motions Marketplace

The SBA Book Exchange is now online. It is hosted at the Motions Marketplace. You will need your USD email address to register for an account. Be sure to check your spam folder for the activation email. Motions Marketplace is the only place for the SBA Book Exchange this year, so sign up and shop now!

Student Organization Club Fair: Sign Up for a Table

Attention student organization presidents: If you would like to have a table at the Student Organization Club Fair on Tuesday, September 10, you must email SBA Vice President for Student Orgs Ernie Chen by 5 p.m. on September 3. Please include your student organization name, email and phone number.

Legal Research Center (LRC): SCVNGR Challenge Game

Welcome back! We invite all law students to play the LRC SCVNGR Challenge. SCVNGR is an app that allows you to earn points and connect with friends while learning your way around the library. And you can win prizes! All challenges must be completed by September 1. Contact: Electronic Resources Law Librarian Anna Russell.

Legal Research Center (LRC: Information Station

Stop by the LRC's new Info Station. Win prizes for playing library trivia games throughout the semester, learn about new legal apps, and charge your phone while researching on the stations iPad. We also have research materials available or you can just relax and play a game of chess. Contact: Electronic Resources Law Librarian Anna Russell.

Center for Public Interest Law  (CPIL): 2013-2014 Internship Available

Interested in studying state agencies that regulate business, professions and trades? Want to learn about the California legislative process and your future in public policy-making and public interest law? USD's renowned CPIL is accepting applications for the 2013-14 academic year. Please visit our website to learn about our academic program. For more information, contact CPIL Administrative Director Julie D'Angelo Fellmeth at (619) 260-4806 or by email.

Law School Technology Services

Experiencing any technical difficulties with your computer? Having trouble accessing the USD wireless network? If you are experiencing any of these problems, or any other technical-related issues, please contact either Roger Stattel (Guadalupe Hall room 204; (619) 260-6842) or Don Poe (Warren Hall room 137; (619) 260-7924) to set up an appointment to address any technical difficulties you are currently dealing with.

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