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Participant Information

The Discover Law Undergraduate Scholars Program is an intense academic program created to expose promising underrepresented or first generation students to the rigors of law school.

The faculty of the law school have high expectations. We have designed a challenging curriculum that will keep you very busy throughout the four weeks you are in the Program.

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Program Dates

The 2021 program dates are May 30 to June 25. The application deadline is Wednesday, April 14, 2021. You are required to attend all classes and activities. Weekend events will also be planned and you will be required to participate in these events as well.

Orientation and Participation

A mandatory Orientation will be held virtually on Sunday, May 30. At that time you will meet your fellow participants, Discover Law staff, and review class schedule and expectations. You are required to attend all classes and activities.
Class will begin on Tuesday, June 1. You will not have class on Monday, May 31, in observance of Memorial Day.

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Dress Code

Although you will be participating virtually, we ask that you dress appropriately for class and other events. Please make sure any top you are wearing covers your shoulders (no tank tops or strapless tops).

Communication

Please check your email regularly. Accepted students will receive additional information from program staff via email prior to May 30. Program participants will receive emails from the program director, faculty, staff, and mentors throughout the duration of the program.

If you or your parents have questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at 716-645-0512 or via email at law-dei-questions@buffalo.edu.

What to Bring

Class Materials such as paper, pens and pencils are necessary.

Finally, don’t forget to bring your love of learning and openness to a new experience!