UDM Law announces tuition freeze for 2015-16

UDM Law announces tuition freeze for 2015-16

  • UDM Board of Trustees approves tuition freeze for all current and incoming Law students
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HANDS-ON LEARNING FROM DAY ONE

HANDS-ON LEARNING FROM DAY ONE

  • * A legal writing program that starts in the first year and continues through the upper level courses.
  • * A clinical program that entitles every student to the opportunity to represent a live client.
  • * A unique law firm program that allows students to engage in simulated cases and transactions in specific practice areas.

DEDICATED TO SOCIAL JUSTICE

DEDICATED TO SOCIAL JUSTICE

  • * Committed to developing lawyers who serve the public good
  • * Committed to serving the Detroit community
  • * Founded on Jesuit and Mercy principles of service and the success of each individual

Study Internationally

Study Internationally

  • * Dual degree program with the University of Windsor
  • * Extensive international law and comparative law courses
  • * Established relationship with Universite d"Auvergne in Clermont-Ferrand, France

EXPAND YOUR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

EXPAND YOUR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • * Downtown Detroit Location provides proximity to courts and employers
  • * Strong Alumni Network dedicated to supporting UDM graduates
  • * ability to pursue a concentration in Immigration Law

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Did you know?

DID YOU KNOW that you can still pick up your Degree Audit form?

If you are GRADUATING IN MAY 2013, and you have not picked up your Degree Audit form, please do so.  The Degree Audit forms can be picked up at the front desk in the Student Services Centre.


DID YOU KNOW
that the Career Services Office has workshops in APRIL to prepare students for the OCI application process?

To view the dates of these workshops, please visit the Career Connect homepage.


DID YOU KNOW that the deadlines for students interested in on-campus interviews are over the summer?  The deadlines are....

EARLY INTERVIEW WEEK (SESSION 1)

July 1st:  List of Participting Employers Published/Employer Priority Registration Deadline

July 2nd-25th at 5 p.m.:  Student Application Period

July 26th-August 5th:  Employer Pre-Select Period

August 6th-8th:  Pre-Selected Student Interview Sign Up Period

August 13th-23rd:  Fall OCI Early Interview Week (Session I)


SESSION II

August 1st:  List of Participating Employers Published/Employer Priority Registration Deadline

August 19th-22nd at 5 p.m.:  Student Application Period

August 23rd-30th:  Employer Pre-Select Period

September 3rd-5th:  Pre-Selected Student Interview Sign Up Period

September 9th-30th:  Fall OCI Session II


DID YOU KNOW that the CSO and UDM Law Library have partnered to offer the Vault Career Insider to UDM Law Students?

  • This online career library is a dynamic resource which offers career articles, videos and guides providing insider perspectives and evaluations of HUNDREDS of legal employers.

  • Vault.com is particularly useful for UDM Law students who are interested in working outside of Michigan or cannot visit the CSO during regular office hours.

  • All you have to do to register is: 1) use your UDM Law e-mail address and 2) create your own password.  That's it!

If interested, simply click on this link (http://careerinsider.vault.com/wps/portal/careerinsider?parrefer=7301) to get started.


DID YOU KNOW that the new gym facility at the McNichols campus is FREE for UDM Law Students?


DID YOU KNOW that UDM Law is looking for workstudy students to begin work on one of our largest events for the school, the Voice For Justice Auction?

  • This workstudy position pays $10/hr.

  • You'll be working for the law school!

  • You'll have fun!


If interested, please contact Judy Smiley by e-mail at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or stopping by her office in the Student Services Centre.


DID YOU KNOW
that the UDM Law Library staff offers individual consultations to UDM Law students?

If interested, please see Alicia Dyer for more details.


DID YOU KNOW that the SBA TWEN page now has scholarships?  Please visit the SBA TWEN page (http://lawschool.westlaw.com) to see if you qualify!

EVENTS


Baccalaureate Mass - UDM Law Campus

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 5:00 pm

The Baccalaureate Mass for the Class of 2015 will take place on Thursday, May 7, at 5:00 p.m. at Saints Peter and Paul Jesuit Church immediately adjacent to the School of Law.  Rev. Joseph Daoust, S.J., will preside.  This Mass offers a moment of quiet reflection and thansgiving for students' educational journey at UDM and an opportunity to ask for God's blessing as they begin their legal career.  Members of all faiths and traditions are welcomed and encouraged to attend.  

Graduates, faculty, and administrators should wear their academic regalia and gather by 4:30 p.m. in the first-floor hallway opposite the SBA office.  Graduates and guests may park in the Larned and Christ Church parking lots.


Commencement and Reception - University of Detroit Mercy

Friday, May 8, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Commencement proceedings for the School of Law's Class of 2015 will occur on Friday, May 8, at 6:00 p.m. in Calihan Hall on the McNichols Campus of the University of Detroit Mercy.  U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez is the Commencement speaker.  The jubilee class of 1965 will lead the procession.  A light reception will immediately follow the ceremony in the Fitness Center, which is a short walk from Calihan Hall.  Additional details may be found on the Commencement website.

UDM Press Release - School of Law Celebrates Commencement, May 8, 2015: U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez is Keynote Speaker


Campus Vistt by Cuba's Chief Ambassador to the United States - Atrium

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 12:00 pm

José Ramón Cabañas Rodriguez is the Chief of Mission of the Cuban Interests Section, Embassy of Switzerland, in Washington, D.C.  He serves as Cuba's chief ambassador to the United States.  Dr. Rodriquez will visit the Detroit Mercy School of Law Campus on June 3, 2015.  The School of Law and the State Bar of Michigan will host a lunch reception with Dr. Rodriquez from 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. in the atrium.  Invitations will be sent with the details as the date approaches.


June 18, 2015: Prospective Student Open House - UDM Law Campus

Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Find out why men and women have been choosing UDM Law for over 100 years for their legal education.  Learn how UDM Law not only teaches you the law, but teaches you how to be a lawyer.  Through your education here, you will become a lawyer who makes a difference in your workplace and your community.  

Attendees will have the opportunity to tour the campus and speak with admissions representatives, faculty, and current students.  

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