The mandatory orientation program for new students will take place on Monday, August 17 and Tuesday, August 18. Orientation will include sessions with faculty, administrators and current students designed to introduce you to various aspects of life as a law student.
All students (day, evening, transfer, visiting, and LL.M.) should expect to be here most of the day on Monday and Tuesday. Evening students should inform their employers that they will need to be in attendance at the School of Law on Monday, August 17 and Tuesday, August 18. All first-year classes meet beginning on Wednesday, August 19, 2015. (See schedule at the bottom of this page and at http://www.law.umaryland.edu/students/incoming/orientation.html.
In preparation for the “How to Read a Case” sessions on Tuesday morning, August 18th:
Students in Sections A and C should read: Feldman v. Google
(Professor Van Alstine will teach this session.)
Students in Sections D and F should read: Hackin v. State
(Professor Boldt will teach this session.)
Students in Sections B and Evening should read: Riley v. California
(Professor Pustilnik will teach this session.)
|Monday, August 17, 2015||Check-in begins at 9:00 am and the final session ends at 4:20 pm followed immediately by a social event sponsored by the Student Bar Association from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm.|
|Tuesday, August 18, 2015||Programming begins at 9:00 am and the final session ends at 4:00 pm, followed immediately by a Student Organization Fair.|
|Wednesday, August 19, 2015||Day division classes are scheduled from 9:30 am until 2:00, 3:00, or 4:15 pm, depending on your section assignment. Evening division classes are scheduled from 6:30 pm through 9:30 pm.|
|Thursday, August 20, 2015||Day division classes are scheduled from 9:30 am until 3:00 pm. Evening division classes are scheduled from 6:30 pm until 8:30 pm.|
|Friday, August 21, 2015||Day division classes are scheduled from 10:00 am until 2:00 or 3:30 pm, depending on your section assignment. There are no evening division classes on Friday.|