August 21 – September 3, 2017

Important Deadlines

  • Mon. Aug. 21: Fall classes begin.
  • Mon. Aug. 28 at 5:00 p.m.: Deadline to submit off-campus work study application.
  • Fri. Sept. 1: Deadline for 1Ls to request an upper-class mentor through SBA's Student Mentorship Program.
  • Fri. Sept. 1: Last day to enroll in classes and to drop without a "W".
  • Fri. Sept. 1: Last day to receive 100% tuition refund.
  • Fri. Sept. 1: Student refrigerators and freezers will be cleaned out.

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Animals on University Property

Please be advised that USD has a policy regarding animals on university property to which all members of the USD community are expected to adhere, including the School of Law community. The university prohibits the presence of pets and other animals (excluding approved service animals) in all university buildings. Pets and other non-service animals are also not permitted at university events. Please read the entire policy to ensure that you are aware of the rules, exceptions, and consequences.

Student Bar Association (SBA): Student Mentorship Program

The SBA Student Mentorship Program is a great way for 1Ls to get to know USD. 1Ls who sign up will receive an upper-class mentor; someone you can go to for advice and support. If you are a 1L who is interested in having an upper-class mentor, please submit the online request form by Friday, September 1, 2017. If you are an upper-class student who is interested in becoming a mentor for a 1L, please email SBA Vice President Stephen Wainwright by Friday, September 1, 2017.

Office of Financial Aid: Fall 2017 Off-Campus Work Study Applications

Off-campus work study applications are now available for pick up at the Financial Aid Office in Warren Hall Room 203. The submission deadline is Monday, August 28 at 5 p.m. (no exceptions). If you have any questions, please contact Financial Aid at (619) 260-4570 or by email. Contact: Office of Financial Aid.

Center for Public Interest Law (CPIL): Use Your Law Degree to Make a Difference!

USD Law's renowned Center for Public Interest Law (CPIL) is still accepting students for the 2017-18 academic year! Learn the tools you need to make change on a policy level in all three branches of government in California by enrolling in Public Interest Law and Practice, and studying California regulatory agencies and the legislative process first hand. Please visit our website to learn more about our academic program, or stop by our offices at the rear entrance to the LRC. Feel free to  contact CPIL's Administrative Director Bridget Gramme at (619) 260-4806 or by email for additional information about our program. Contact: CPIL Administrative Director Bridget Gramme.

American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA): Civility Matters

Save the date for the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA): Civility Matters on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 12 p.m. in Warren Hall Room 2B. Civility Matters is a presentation on proper ethical conduct for lawyers and law students, sponsored by ABOTA, San Diego Chapter. ABOTA is an organization devoted to preservation of the jury system. Members work to elevate the standards of integrity, honor, ethics, civility, and courtesy in the legal profession. The panel includes Hon. Kenneth Medel (San Diego County Superior Court), Benjamin Bunn (Owner, Bunn Law Group) and Rhonda Mallory (Deputy Attorney, Caltrans). Contact: Bonnie Hagar,


Law Student Affairs
Warren Hall, Room 218
Phone: (619) 260-4651
Fax: (619) 260-7715


M-F: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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