Virtual Campus Visit Day

Dean's Message

Dean Robert A. SchapiroWelcome to the University of San Diego School of Law. I’m delighted you are continuing your education with our law school. This is an exciting time for you as you embark on your legal studies. There is a growing recognition of the importance of the rule of law and the critical role of lawyers in sustaining our democracy.

Without question, one of our greatest strengths is our innovative curriculum, which integrates theory and practice. You will study with outstanding faculty members, great scholars, who care deeply about teaching. 

We have created the virtual campus visit day to immerse you in the campus as best we can during the pandemic. 

I hope you enjoy the videos that highlight some of the wonderful aspects of the USD community, our beautiful campus, our alumni who want to mentor you on your legal career journey, the engaged faculty and staff, and of course, your fellow students. 

I look forward to welcoming you in person and seeing you on campus when health and safety guidelines allow us to all come together as a campus community.

Warm regards,

Robert A. Schapiro
Dean and Professor of Law
USD School of Law

USD School of Law Quick Tour

The University of San Diego School of Law is located on one of the most beautiful college campuses in the county. Founded in 1954, USD School of Law and its primary law school building - Warren Hall, sits in the heart of campus. Every fall, the law school welcomes approximately 250 highly accomplished and passionate first-year law students to its classrooms and to its community of legal scholars, advocates and global changemakers. Watch the adjacent video for a quick aerial tour of our campus and to preview just some of the elements that encompass student life at USD School of Law. Finally, click here to register for any of our weekly admission office-led virtual campus tours.

Envision Yourself Here

Minutes from the beach and a collaborative student atmosphere. Take a peek at what San Diego and USD have to offer in the photo galleries below to:

Campus Visit Sessions

You're welcome to attend as many admitted student Zoom sessions below that fit into your schedule.

Hear From USD Law Students

Why USD School of Law? Current JD candidates share their unique perspectives. Hear from three viewpoints that encompass why studying law at USD is a collaborative, rewarding and transformative journey.

Want to hear more? Alex Kat (2L), Kendra Muller (2L) and Courtney Zuniga (2L) go in-detail about their experience at USD School of Law.

Click Here for the Extended Video

Have a question about student organizations, academic success programmingdiversity initiatives or anything else USD School of Law-related, email a law student ambassador today for their first-hand perspective and insight at


Alumni Stories

USD School of Law prepares its students to think like lawyers, excel as jurists and thrive as changemakers in the legal community. Our alumni share how USD prepared them for bright and impactful legal careers. 

Connect with regional alumni chapters here or check out what USD School of Law alumni are up to here.

Legal Clinic Opportunities

Program Overview

Practical experience working directly with clients, managing cases, navigating administrative agencies and advocating for clients in various legal settings are important aspects of a well-rounded education at the USD School of Law. This is why we offer one of the most robust clinical programs in the country. Hear from Eric Austin, Administrative Director, USD Legal Clinics about the hands-on learning opportunities you can expect in a clinical practicum.

 Learn More About Clinical Opportunities Here


Additional Resources

JD Bulletin

The JD Bulletin is a summary of all program offerings at the USD School of Law. Click the images below to review each section or save the PDF versions to review at a later date.

Download the JD Bulletin Here
Download the Hands-On Legal Experience Insert Here
Download the Quick Facts Insert Here
Download the Diversity Insert Here
Download the Immigration Insert Here