Virtual Admitted Students Week

Congratulations on your offer of admission!

Our Virtual Admitted Students Week will take place Monday, April 5 –  Friday, 9, 2021.

While we won’t be able to meet in person, we will have an exciting and engaging week of virtual events and presentations, giving you a taste of what life is like at the School of Law! Details and registration information coming soon.

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To participate in our weekly events, please register online. Zoom links and passwords for the events below will be emailed the week of March 29.

Note: While some of the events will be recorded and shared at a later date, we encourage you to participate in our live, interactive sessions where you can ask our panelists questions directly.

Monday, April 5

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Virtual Admitted Students Week Welcome & Chat with Dean Aviva Abramovsky

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Congratulations! You’ve Been Accepted! Now What?

This is a great opportunity to learn about what steps to take as an admitted student.

Join Lindsay Gladney, Vice Dean for Admissions, as she covers:

  • Activating your UBITName
  • Paying Your Tuition Deposit
  • Submitting the Intent to Enroll Form
  • Immunizations & Final Transcript Requirements
  • Housing Options
  • Fall Course Registration
  • UB Card & Parking
  • Orientation & Recommended Summer Reading

Tuesday, April 6

10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Observe 1L Property Law lecture with Prof. Rebecca French

Want to know what it's like to attend a law class? Sit in on this engaging first-year law class.

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Career Services Information Session: The Career Services Office (CSO) helps students develop the skills necessary to pursue a successful and satisfying professional career, and is a source for information and assistance in planning and pursuing summer, academic-year and post-graduation opportunities. Join our CSO staff to learn about their various services.

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Alumni Panel

Hear from UB School of Law alumni about their law school experience, the bar exam, landing their first job, and what real life practice is like.

Wednesday, April 7

1:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Observe 1L Constitutional Law lecture with Prof. Matthew Steilen

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Clinics 101

Alongside skilled attorneys who help supervise the process, upper-level law students have an opportunity to work in one of our many diverse clinical offerings to hone their experience and work on cutting-edge issues and complex subject matters. Hear from a panel of clinical faculty about how UB law students put their learning to practice and have a positive impact on the community.

Thursday, April 8

1:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Observe 1L Criminal Law lecture with Prof. Luis Chiesa

This Criminal Law class is an introduction to substantive criminal law, emphasizing the purposes, sources and limits of criminal law, the elements of criminal conduct, criminal responsibility, justification and excuse, criminal combinations, and the application of general principles to specific crimes. The course provides an introduction to selected aspects of the criminal justice system essential to an understanding of substantive criminal law.

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Admitted Student Mentor Social

Friday, April 9

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Faculty Panel

Hear from a panel of UB School of Law faculty about their area of expertise and research, what they expect from students, how students can get the most out of their class, the Socratic Method and other teaching styles, and what qualities they see in students who excel in their class.

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Student Panel

Hear from current students about what it’s like to study at the School of Law, what they wish they would have known before starting law school, and what Buffalo weather is really like.

Our Student Panel is comprised of Student Ambassadors. Prior to the session, feel free to learn more about our Student Ambassadors via their online profiles.