Fall 2013 Graduate and Exchange New Student Orientation
August 12 - 23, 2013
The Graduate and Exchange New Student Orientation program for students entering in the Fall 2013 term will take place August 12 - 23. Please note that this program will meet on a full-time basis from August 12 to August 11, even for those students who have been admitted on a part-time basis (please note that the program will not meet on Saturday or Sunday). Orientation is mandatory for all S.J.D., LL.M., exchange, and international visiting students, so please plan accordingly. All students are required to be in attendance for full days throughout the entire orientation period.
Registration for the orientation program is required.
>> Click here to register for the Fall 2013 New Student Orientation Program
>> Click here to view the tentative Fall 2013 New Student Orientation Schedule
Note that LL.M. students who hold a J.D. from a U.S. law school do not need to attend the full orientation period, but rather will attend an abbreviated orientation.
>> Click here to view the tentative abbreviated Fall 2013 New Student Orientation Schedule
Introduction to the U.S. Legal System
To access course materials and assignments related to Dean Fine's Introduction to the U.S. Legal System course, which will begin on August 13, please visit the course website.
Students should plan to be in New York before the start of the orientation program on August 12. Students should report to Fordham Law School on August 12 at 9:15 a.m., at least 15 minutes before the start of the first mandatory orientation session.
For a complete timeline of the academic year, please consult the academic calendar.