law students posing with Victor E. Bull.

Orientation

  • Mandatory New Student Orientation will take place August 19 – August 23, 2019.
    J.D. and LL.M. Orientation given is below; Transfer Orientation is under development.
  • Legal Analysis, Writing & Research I (LAWR I) begins Monday, August 19.
       LAWR II begins Tuesday, January 7.
  • UB Jump Start dates have been set for July 29 – August 23. The Office of Admissions will notify you if you will begin your program with UB Jump Start or with the all-entering student Orientation.

Updated as of June 20, 2019. Schedule is subject to change.

MONDAY, August 19 – MANDATORY

8:00a – 8:45a

Registration & Breakfast

Center for the Arts (CFA)

UB North Campus

9:00a – 10:00a

Dean’s Welcome & Remarks from the Faculty & Administration

CFA

Screening Room

10:00a – 10:30a

New Student Activity

 

10:30a – 12:15p

IT & WORD Session: computer, printing & legal research database representatives

CFA

Screening Room

12:15p – 1:00p

LUNCH

CFA

Atrium

1:30p – 3:30p

LAWR (Legal, Analysis, Writing, & Research)

O’Brian Hall

See HUB for professor, section & room

3:30p – 4:30p

Library Social *

Your first day is complete! Join us for a drink, food & games!

O’Brian Hall

2nd Floor Law Library                        

TUESDAY, August 20 – MANDATORY – PROFESSIONAL DRESS

8:30a

Downtown Court Trip

Lanyard & nametag are REQUIRED for security.

Arrive by 8:45a.

Ceremonial Courtroom

92 Franklin Street, Buffalo 14202

See handout for more information

 

New Student Class Photo

Steps of the Courthouse OR Ceremonial Courtroom pending weather

1:00p – 2:30p

LUNCH

Co-sponsored by the New York State Bar Association

Webb@Pearl

76 Pearl Street, Buffalo, 14202

3:30p – 4:30p

UB Jump Start continues (if applicable) Room 706, O’Brian Hall

WEDNESDAY, August 21 – MANDATORY – PROFESSIONAL DRESS

9:00a – 11:00a

LAWR (Legal, Analysis, Writing, & Research)

 

See HUB for section & location

11:30a – 12:30p

SECTION B: Review of GARP (General Academic Requirements, Policies, & Code of Conduct) & Info on Bar Admission

O’Brian Hall

Rm 106

 

11:30a – 12:00p

Section U1: Professional Photos (mandatory & professional dress)

O’Brian Hall

Rm 524

12:00p – 12:30p

Section U2: Professional Photos (mandatory & professional dress)

O’Brian Hall

Rm 524

12:30p – 1:00p

Section U3: Professional Photos (mandatory & professional dress)

O’Brian Hall

Rm 524

1:30p – 2:30p

SECTION U: Review of GARP (General Academic Requirements, Policies, & Code of Conduct) & Info on Bar Admission

O’Brian Hall

Rm 106 

1:30p – 2:00p

Section B1: Professional Photos (mandatory & professional dress)

O’Brian Hall

Rm 524

2:00p – 2:30p

Section B2: Professional Photos (mandatory & professional dress)

O’Brian Hall

Rm 524

2:30p – 3:00p

Section B3: Professional Photos (mandatory & professional dress)

O’Brian Hall

Rm 524

3:00p – 3:15p

LLM: Professional Photos (mandatory & professional dress)

O’Brian Hall

Rm 524

4:00p – 5:00p Networking 101

O’Brian Hall

Rm 106

5:30p – 7:30p

Law Alumni Association Welcome Reception *

Join YOUR alumni for a networking reception, with beer, wine & plenty of hors d’oeuvres.

Center for Tomorrow

Flint & Maple Roads, UB North Campus                               

THURSDAY, August 22 – MANDATORY

8:30a – 9:00a

Breakfast sponsored by Buffalo Public Interest Law Program (BPILP) *

O’Brian Hall

9:00a – 11:00a

LAWR (Legal, Analysis, Writing, & Research)

 

See HUB for section & location

11:30a – 12:30p

Section U: Discrimination & Harassment Prevention

O’Brian Hall

Rm 108

11:30a – 12:30p

Section B: Valuing Diversity & Inclusion in Legal Education

O’Brian Hall

Rm 106

12:30p – 1:15p

Break

Please help yourself to complimentary light refreshments (desserts & soft drinks)

 

O’Brian Hall

Lobby

Compliments of PAD (Phi Alpha Delta)                           

1:15p – 2:15p

Section B: Discrimination & Harassment Prevention

 

O’Brian Hall

Rm 106

1:15p – 2:15p

Section U: Valuing Diversity & Inclusion in Legal Education 

O’Brian Hall

Rm 108

2:15p – 3:00p

Departmental Tabling *

(Admissions, Experiential Learning, Accessibility, Library / IT, CSO, Student Success, Academic Success, UB Police, UB Wellness & Counseling & others pending availability)

O’Brian Hall

Lobby

Counsel Press give-a-way

Win an I-Pad mini

 

3:00p – 4:00p

International Students: “Your Role in the UB Community”

O’Brian Hall

Rm 106

4:00p – 5:00p

UB Jump Start continues (if applicable)

O’Brian Hall

Rm 706

FRIDAY, August 23 – MANDATORY

9:00a – 11:00a

LAWR (Legal, Analysis, Writing, & Research)

 

See HUB for section & location

11:15a – 12:15p

Mindset for Success at UB Law

O’Brian Hall

Rm 106

12:30p – 1:30p

Celebratory Lunch

Time to fiesta & “taco-about” about your first week’s accomplishments!

O’Brian Hall

2nd floor Library Reading Room

2:30p – 4:30p

SBA Welcome Event *

Orientation is in the books! Join us on Buffalo’s waterfront for light food, drinks, and conversation.

Buffalo RiverWorks

59 Ganson St, Buffalo, NY 14203

MONDAY, August 26

Academic Classes begin. Continuation of LAWR (be sure to check for dates, times & location).

*Programs / events are option, but highly encouraged!

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