2014 Law School Graduation Information

Commencement

The main campus commencement will take place at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 10th. The law school ceremony will be immediately following (typically 11:00). Both will take place in the Grove.  The law school ceremony is in the Grove across from the Alumni House/Yerby Center.  The law school graduation speaker is Congressman John Lewis: http://johnlewis.house.gov/.  Please meet at the Yerby Center promptly at 8:30 (allow time for parking and getting to the Yerby Center) and then by 10:30 for the 11:00 law school graduation. You may invite as many people as you wish to your commencement ceremony.  To find out more information, please visit the university website: http://www.olemiss.edu/commencement/.

Just FYI, in the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will take place at 5:00 p.m. at the Indoor Practice Facility (IPF).  Please keep this in mind when making dinner reservations and travel arrangements.

Parking

Please refer to the parking instructions (including ADA parking) on the main campus website: http://commencement.olemiss.edu/parking-and-transportation/

Lodging/Food

If you have not already made arrangements for your family/friends’ accommodations, you should do so immediately.  If nothing is readily available in Oxford, remember to consider Batesville, Holly Springs, Tupelo, Pontotoc, and Grenada for hotels and restaurants.  You can find some contact information for these locations on our OrgSync Graduation homepage: https://orgsync.com/81780/chapter?welcome=true (you use your MyOleMiss information to log in).

Graduation Reception

We will be hosting a Graduation Reception for you and your families on Friday, May 9th, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.  You can RSVP here: https://lawschoolreception2014.eventbrite.com.  The password is 2014. We ask you to limit your guests to three.

Additionally, we would like some of your photos for use at your reception.  Please upload them on www.snapfish.com.  The log in information is umlawstudentaffairs@gmail.com and password, law2014.

Bar Review Course

If you plan on taking the bar exam following graduation, and haven’t already looked into bar review classes/programs, now is a good time to do so.  Just FYI, if you are a student needing accommodations, BARBRI allows you to adjust your studies to fit your needs: http://www.barbri.com/general/adaAccommodations.html.