from the dean
Orientation overview and schedule.
On Thursday, August 13 and Friday, August 14 complimentary meals will be provided. Students may bring their own food and beverages for lunch and snacks throughout the following week. The on-campus cafeteria will feature a variety of beverages and "grab and go" fare for purchase during Lawyering Fundamentals.
Throughout orientation, incoming students may park in the Student Parking Lot on Larned St. Students will be notified as to when to transition to the permanent parking location, Christ Church parking lot. Students may secure a parking permit in the Student Service Center (SSC).
All UDM Law students are required to possess and conspicuously wear a UDM identification card while at UDM Law. The identification card also serves as an access card that allows entry into the classroom spaces and southeast door on Jefferson Ave. Students who have yet to take their photo for the ID card must visit the SSC during Orientation week.
Dress for Lawyering Fundamentals is business casual. Please note the exception for the day of professional headshots.
UDM Law photographs all first-year students for a First-year Directory. All incoming students must get their photograph taken on August 20th between 1:30pm and 4:00pm. Business attire is required for these photos. Evening students who are unable to make it to this photography session will receive notification regarding an alternate date. Please note, this is separate from the Student ID photos.
Welcome event and Dinner
All incoming students (Day & Evening), and their parents and spouses/significant others are invited to a Welcome Event and Dinner on Thursday, August 13 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. Students must RSVP for their guests here.
Lawyering Fundamentals Reading Assignment
Review the assignment and instructions for the first day of Lawyering Fundamentals (will be posted the week of August 10). All students are expected to be prepared.