Welcome to UB School of Law

Welcome to the School of Law

As a new student to the School of Law, you are joining an extraordinary community that values the learning process and the learner.

Spring Orientation will take place Friday, February 1, 2019, from 10am to 12pm. This schedule below is subject to change.

All sessions will take place in O'Brian Hall on the University at Buffalo's North Campus. (Download a map)


Gathering & Greetings
Meet student & guide for the day and Director of Student Life, Amy Atkinson

Lobby, O’Brian Hall


10:00 am

Welcome & Coffee Stop
Dean & Professor Aviva Abramovsky

319 O’Brian Hall


10:05 am


GARP, Student Services, Wellness &

Discussion re: classes or schedule advisement
Vice Dean for Student Affairs, Bernadette Gargano

Vice Dean for International & Graduate Programs, Meredith Kolsky Lewis

314 O’Brian Hall

10:10 am

Academic Success & Bar Support
Director of Academic Support, William MacDonald

427 O’Brian Hall


10:30 am

Experiential Learning
Director of Clinical Legal Education;

Vice Dean for Advocacy and Experiential Education, Kim Diana Connolly

519 O’Brian Hall

10:40 am

Career Services Overview
Vice Dean for Career Services, Lisa Patterson

609 O’Brian Hall

10:50 am

Student Information (lockers, UB Mobile, website & SIP)

Director of Student Life, Amy Atkinson


412 O’Brian Hall

11:00 am

IT, Printing and Library Tour

Transfer Student Services Librarian, Brian Detweiler

and Associate Director of the Law Library, Terrence McCormack

Law Library Lobby

11:20 am

Building Tour

with guide for the day



11:40 am

with students & group photo


505 O’Brian Hall, Seminar Room