​2017 JD First-Year Orientation Schedule

Monday, August 14 | Tuesday, August 15 | Wednesday, August 16 | Thursday, August 17


Monday, August 14, 2017

JD STUDENTS (BUSINESS ATTIRE)
5 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. Check-In Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice, Room A
Professional Individual Photos
Light hors d'oeuvres will be provided
Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice, Room A
5:45 p.m. - 6 p.m. First-Year Group Photo Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice, Garden of the Sea
(behind the Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice)
6 p.m. - 7 p.m. Dean's Welcome and Oath of Professionalism Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice, Theatre
7 p.m. - 8 p.m. Student, Faculty and Alumni Dessert Reception Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice, Garden of the Sky
(in front of the Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice)
8 p.m. Students Adjourned  

Please note: For Monday, August 14's orientation events, please park in the West Parking Structure. For all other days of orientation, you may park in the Warren Hall parking lot or the Mission Parking Structure in any white-lined space.

USD Torero Store will remain open TODAY until 6 p.m. and Campus Card Services will remain open TODAY until 5 p.m.


Tuesday, August 15, 2017

JD STUDENTS (CASUAL ATTIRE)
8 a.m. - 9 a.m. Check-In Front of Warren Hall
Morning Coffee and Information Tables Warren Hall, Second Floor Foyer
Complete admission process
(If you have been contacted by Admissions Office.)
Warren Hall, Room 203
Registration and Tech Sync (Please bring your laptop.) 
- Section A Warren Hall, Room 3A
- Section B and Section E Warren Hall, Room 131
- Section C Warren Hall, Grace Courtroom
9 a.m. - 10 a.m. Welcome and USD Resources 
- Section A Warren Hall, Room 3A
- Section B and Section E Warren Hall, Room 131
- Section C Warren Hall, Grace Courtroom
10 a.m. - noon Introduction to Legal Writing and Research
There is a reading assignment for this session. (Will be posted on August 7). 
- Sections A1 and A2 Warren Hall, Room 3A
- Sections A3 and C9 Warren Hall, Room 2A
- Sections B4 and B5 Warren Hall, Room 2B
- Sections B6 and E10 Warren Hall, Room 3B
- Sections C7 and C8 Warren Hall, Room 131
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. SBA and Student Life Lunch Hahn University Center, Forums A, B & C
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Section Breakouts:
Implicit Attitudes Discussion*
Student Engagement Panel
Title IX Training 

*You need to complete the Implicit Attitudes test prior to attending this session. It will be posted on August 7.
- Section A Warren Hall, Room 3A
- Section B and Section E Warren Hall, Room 3B
- Section C Warren Hall, Grace Courtroom
3:30 p.m. Students Adjourned  

USD Torero Store will remain open TODAY until 6 p.m. and Campus Card Services will remain open TODAY until 5 p.m.


Wednesday, August 16, 2017

JD STUDENTS (CASUAL ATTIRE - UNDERGRADUATE COLLEGE GEAR)
8 a.m. - 9 a.m. Morning Coffee Warren Hall, Second Floor Foyer
9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Introductory Doctrinal Session
There is a reading assignment for this session. (Will be posted on August 7). 
- Section A Warren Hall, Room 3A
- Section B and Section E Warren Hall, Room 131
- Section C Warren Hall, Grace Courtroom
10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. How to Succeed in Professional School and
Introduction to Experiential Advocacy Practicum
Hahn University Center, Forums A, B & C
noon - 1:30 p.m. USD Law Community Fiesta
Remember to wear your undergraduate college gear.
Warren Hall Back Patio
1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Introduction to Legal Analysis: Part One
There is a reading assignment for this session. (Will be posted on August 7). 
- Section A Warren Hall, Room 3A
- Section B and Section E Warren Hall, Room 131
- Section C Warren Hall, Grace Courtroom
3 p.m. - 4 p.m. Scholarship Program and Debt Management Strategies Hahn University Center, Forum C 
4 p.m. Students Adjourned  

USD Torero Store and Campus Card Services will remain open TODAY until 5 p.m.


Thursday, August 17, 2017

JD STUDENTS (CASUAL ATTIRE)
8 a.m. - 9 a.m. Morning Coffee Warren Hall, Second Floor Foyer
9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Introduction to Legal Analysis: Part Two
There is a reading assignment for this session. (Will be posted on August 12). 
- Section A Warren Hall, Room 3A
- Section B and Section E Warren Hall, Room 131
- Section C Warren Hall, Grace Courtroom
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Campus Tours by SBA Tours to start outside of your Introduction to Legal Analysis classroom.
11:30 a.m. Students Adjourned  

USD Torero Store andCampus Card Services will remain open TODAY until 5 p.m.


We strongly recommend that part-time students attend all orientation events, but those with scheduling limitations can contact Law Student Affairs by email at lawstudentaffairs@sandiego.edu or by phone at (619) 260-4651.

Download the 2017 JD First-Year Orientation Schedule (PDF)