​2018 JD First-Year Orientation Schedule

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Monday, August 13 | Tuesday, August 14 | Wednesday, August 15 | Thursday, August 16


Monday, August 13, 2018

JD Students (Business Attire)
5-5:45 p.m. Check-In Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice, Rotunda
Professional Individual Photos
Light hors d'oeuvres will be provided
Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice, Room A
5:45-6 p.m.

First-Year Group Photo

(Note: This photo will be available for purchase for all first-year students. If you do not want to appear in the photo, please go directly to the Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice Theatre)

Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice, Garden of the Sky
(in front of the Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice)
6-7 p.m. Dean's Welcome and Oath of Professionalism Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice, Theatre
7-8 p.m. Student and Faculty Dessert Reception Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice, Garden of the Sea 
(behind the Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice)
8 p.m. Students Adjourned  

Please note: The August 13 orientation events will be held at the Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice on the west side of campus. Vist the USD Parking website for information about available parking and rules and regulations.

USD Torero Store will remain open today from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Campus Card Services will remain open today from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.


Tuesday, August 14, 2018

JD Students (Casual Attire)
8-9 a.m. Check-In Front of Warren Hall
Morning Coffee Warren Hall, Second Floor Foyer
Complete admission process
(If you have been contacted by Admissions Office.)
Warren Hall, Room 203
Registration
- Section A Warren Hall, Room 3A
- Section B and Section E Pardee Legal Research Center, Room 132
- Section C Warren Hall, Grace Courtroom
9-10 a.m. Welcome, Tech Connect, and USD Resources (Please bring your laptop, phone, and/or tablet.)
- Section A Warren Hall, Room 3A
- Section B and Section E Pardee Legal Research Center, Room 132
- Section C Warren Hall, Grace Courtroom
10 a.m.-12 p.m. Introduction to Legal Writing and Research
There is a reading assignment for this session. (Will be posted on August 6). 
- 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
12:15-1:15 p.m. SBA and Student Life Lunch Hahn University Center, Forums A, B, and C
1:30-3:45 p.m. Section Breakouts:
Be You at USD
Live Well @ USD Law
Title IX Training 
- Section A Warren Hall, Room 3A
- Section B and Section E Pardee Legal Research Center, Room 132
- Section C Warren Hall, Grace Courtroom
3:45 p.m. Campus Tours Tours to start outside of your Section Breakout room.
5 p.m.  Students Adjourned  

USD Torero Store will remain open today from 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Campus Card Services will remain open today from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.


Wednesday, August 15, 2018

JD Students (Casual Attire - Undergraduate College Gear)
8-9 a.m. Morning Coffee Warren Hall, Second Floor Foyer
9-10:30 a.m. Introductory Doctrinal Session
There is a reading assignment for this session. (Will be posted on August 6). 
- Section A Warren Hall, Room 3A
- Section B and Section E Pardee Legal Research Center, Room 132
- Section C Warren Hall, Grace Courtroom
10:45-11:15 a.m. 1L 101 Hahn University Center, Forum C
11:15 a.m.-12 p.m. Scholarship Program and Debt Management Strategies Hahn University Center, Forum C
12:15-1:30 p.m. USD Law Community Lunch
Remember to wear your undergraduate college gear.
Warren Hall, Back Patio
1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Introduction to Legal Analysis I
There is a reading assignment for this session. (Will be posted on August 6). 
- Section A Warren Hall, Room 3A
- Section B and Section E Pardee Legal Research Center, Room 132
- Section C Warren Hall, Grace Courtroom
2:45 p.m. Students Adjourned  

 

USD Torero Store will remain open today from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Campus Card Services will remain open today from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.


Thursday, August 16, 2018

JD Students (Casual Attire)
8-9 a.m. Donuts with the Deans Hahn University Center, La Gran Terraza Terrace
9-10 a.m.

Implicit Attitudes Discussion

You need to complete the Implicit Attitudes Test prior to attending this session. (Will be posted on August 6).

Hahn University Center, Forums A and B
10:15 - 11:45 a.m. Introduction to Legal Analysis II
There is a reading assignment for this session. (Will be posted on August 6). 
- Section A Warren Hall, Room 3A
- Section B and Section E Pardee Legal Research Center, Room 132
- Section C Warren Hall, Grace Courtroom
11:45 a.m. Students Adjourned  

USD Torero Store will remain open today from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Campus Card Services will remain open today from 9 a.m.-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.