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Law Student Orientation

Orientation General Information


Welcome and Invocation
Dean Madeleine Landrieu, Law School Faculty, and Administrators will welcome all first-year students to the College of Law on Monday, August 14th. 

Dress for Orientation
The dress for Monday, August 14 is professional business attire.

On Tuesday or Wednesday, full-time and part-time day students will be required to take a professional headshot photograph; you will be assigned your day on Monday, August 14. The dress for your professional head shot photograph is professional business attire. All evening students will take their headshots on Wednesday evening.

The dress for the remainder of orientation is business casual.

Check-in
Broadway Activity Center (BAC)
501 Pine St

At 1PM on Monday, August 14, 2017, the Admissions Office will open check-in for all First Year Students. All 1Ls, including those enrolled in Loyola’s Evening Division, are expected to check in during that time period. Incoming students are required to present their Loyola University New Orleans student identification card during check-in.

Orientation Presentations
First Year students will receive nine hours of instruction during Orientation and an introduction to the various departments and services at the College of Law.

Meals
Dinner will be provided every evening during Orientation at 5PM.

Parking During Orientation
Incoming students may park in the West Road garage on Main Campus without a parking permit on August 14, August 15, August 16, and August 17. 

Textbook for Orientation
A Lawyer Writes: A Practical Guide to Legal Analysis, Second Edition
by Christine Coughlin, Joan Malmud Rocklin, Sandy Patrick
ISBN: 9781611633979

Reading Assignments
The following are the reading assignments for Orientation.

For Monday, August 14, please read the materials provided by the Louisiana State Bar Association. Paper copies of the materials will be provided for you in your Orientation materials. 
Louisiana State Bar Association Part 1
Louisiana State Bar Association Part 2

All other readings will be assigned during the course of Orientation. Paper copies of the materials will be provided for you in your Orientation materials. 
State v Burney
State v Olson
State v Seamons​
State v Freih
Desnoyer
Coughlin Part 1
Coughlin Part 2

Orientation Schedule Overview


Monday, August 14, 2017

1PM – 9PM: All students
Louisiana State Bar Association Session and Reception

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 

1PM – 6PM: Day Students
5PM – 9PM: Evening Students

Professional headshot photos: Day Students with last names beginning wih A-Mil*.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

1PM - 6PM: Day Students
5PM - 9PM: Evening Students

Professional headshot photos: Day Students with last names beginning with Mim-Z*.
Professional headshot photos: All evening students will be taking their headshots.

Thursday, August 17, 2016
1PM - 6PM: Day Students
4PM - 9PM: Evening Students
 

*Appointment times will be automatically assigned by the Law Admissions Office. Evening students will be given an evening appointment time.