Law Student Orientation

Fall 2018 Orientation General Information


Welcome and Invocation
Dean Madeleine Landrieu, Law School Faculty, and Administrators will welcome all first-year (1L) students to the College of Law on Monday, August 13th. 

Dress for Orientation
The dress for Monday, August 13 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 13. 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 13, 2017, check-in for all 1L Students will begin. 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. ID cards can be picked up beginning August 6 at Parking Services. The Loyola Parking Services Office is located in the first floor of Biever Hall on main campus. The office is open Monday - Friday, 8:30AM-1:00PM, and 2:00PM-4:45PM.

Orientation Presentations
1L Students will receive nine hours of instruction during Orientation and an introduction to the various departments and services at the College of Law.

Parking During Orientation
Free street parking is available on Pine, Lowerline, and Dominican Streets. Incoming students may park in the West Road garage on Main Campus without a parking permit on August 13, August 14, August 15, and August 16. 

 

Orientation Schedule Overview


Orientation Schedule

Monday, August 13, 2018 (ALL STUDENTS; Professional Attire)

1:00-2:00PM: Check-In (Broadway Activities Center)
2:00-4:30PM: Welcome by Dean and Faculty, Introduction to Administrative Resources
4:30-5:45PM: Dinner
5:45-8:15PM: Louisiana State Bar Association Presentation and Breakout Sessions; Reception

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 

1:00-3:50PM: Orientation classes (day students only)
4:00-5:45PM: 1L Class Photos and Dinner (all students; photos by appointment)
6:00-8:50PM: Orientation Classes (evening students only)

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

1:00-4:00PM: Orientation Classes (day students only)
4:00-5:45PM: 1L Class Photos and Dinner (all students; photos by appointment)
6:00-8:50PM: Orientation Classes (evening students only)

Thursday, August 16, 2018
1:00-4:00PM: Orientation Classes; Panel with Current Law Students (day students only)
4:15-5:15PM: Introduction to Administrative Resources II (all students)
5:15-6:00PM: Dinner (all students)
6:00-8:30PM: Orientation Classes; Panel with Current Law Students (evening students only)
 

*We will communicate, via email, if you are required to purchase any materials (e.g. books) for Orientation. 
*Photo Appointment times will be assigned by the Law Admissions Office. Evening students will be given an evening appointment time.

*You will receive a more detailed Orientation schedule with individual room and reading assignments on the first day. 

 

Reading Assignments

Please read the following documents. It is recommended that you print hard copies and bring them each day. 

Monday, August 13, 2018
Louisiana State Bar Association, Part I
Louisiana State Bar Association, Part II

**Please focus specifically on the hypotheticals on the first fifteen pages of Part I.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Coughlin
State v. Burney

Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Honor Code
State v. Olson
State v. Seamons

Thursday, August 16, 2018
Enquist
State v. Frieh