August 16th, 2016 (casual)

Back to School BBQ in the Courtyard with Faculty and DLC members, 5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

August 17th, 2015 (business casual)

Welcome, Dean 9:30 a.m.
Introduction of 1L Faculty 9:30 a.m.
What Does Law Mean? 10:00 a.m.
Break 10:50 a.m.
Welcome to Law School, LSSB & Honor Code 11:00 a.m.
Registrar Information 11:30 a.m.
Law School Communications 11:45 a.m.
Lunch with Mentors 12:00 p.m.
Preparing for Class:
Access to Legal Information
Case Organization & Outlining
1:00 p.m.
Student Organization Fair 3:30 p.m.

August 18th, 2015 (business)

Photos, A-N 8:00 a.m.
James O. Dukes Professionalism Program 9:30 a.m.
Lunch 12:00 p.m.
Professionalism Oath Ceremony 1:00 p.m.
Photos, M-Z Following the pinning ceremony

August 19th, 2015 (casual)

Orientation Short Sessions:

  1. Walking Tour of Campus (8:00-9:00) (9:00-10:00) (11:00-12:00)
  2. Student Disability Services: Individual Appointment
  3. Getting University ID (8:00-9:00) (10:00-11:00) (11:00-12:00)
  4. Financial Aid (9:00-10:00) (10:00-11:00)
  5. Building Tour (8:00-9:00) (9:00-10:00) (11:00-12:00)
  6. Law Library Tour (8:30-9:00) (11:00-11:30)
  7. Veteran’s Affairs: Individual Appointment
  8. Career Services: (9:00-10:00) (10:00-11:00)
  9. Locker Sign-up: Any time between 8:30-10:30 in the Dean’s Suite
  10. Double Decker Tour (tour of the City of Oxford): 11:00

PLEASE NOTE: If a student receives Financial Aid, then one FA session is required. Also, all students must attend a Career Services session.

In late July, an email will be sent to all 1Ls that will have a sign-up for Orientation Short Sessions. Also, there will be three additional sessions that will mandatory for 1Ls: 1) Clinic Open House (early September), 2) Mississippi Bar Character and Fitness Session (late September) and 2) Counseling/MS Lawyers & Judges Assistance Program (late October). Please be on the look out for these dates at the beginning of the semester.