2013 Law School Graduation Information
A reception honoring our 3Ls will take place on Friday, May 10, from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. in the Law School Atrium. You may invite 3 guests to attend. Please RSVP at http://umlaw2013.eventbrite.com/. The password is 2013. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org and password, law2013.
On Saturday, May 11th, the convocation speaker will begin at 9:00 a.m. in the Grove with the Law School’s graduation following at 11:00 a.m. also in the Grove across from the old law building. 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. Also note that in the event of inclement weather, graduation will be at 5:00 p.m. at the Indoor Practice Facility (not very lawyer-ish, but it is large enough to hold all of your adoring fans). Please be sure to plan your dinner reservations and celebrations accordingly. 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/.
Myrlie Evers-Williams will be the convocation speaker for the main graduation ceremony. Please read more about her here: http://news.olemiss.edu/myrlie-evers-williams/#.USUvlR1JODk. Additionally, we are honored that Governor Haley Barbour will speak at our law school commencement. For more information on Gov. Barbour, please visit http://www.governorbarbour.com/about/.
Please refer to the parking instructions (including ADA parking) on the main campus website: http://www.olemiss.edu/commencement/.
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:
Invitation, Lodging, and Dining
Please see suggestions at http://umlawstudentaffairs.blogspot.com/2013/02/graduation-information.html.
2013 Grad Fair (Cap & Gown Information)
A representative from the Ole Miss Bookstore will be HERE in the law school atrium on Tuesday, February 26th from 10:00-4:00 and Wednesday, February 27th from 10:00-4:00 for you to order your cap and gown. The cost of the rental will be $73.81. Please pay in cash or with a debit or credit card (no checks, please). If you are out of town, please email email@example.com so that we can arrange a different order method. Additionally, we have scheduled some speakers that can share some good information with you regarding issues you may come across post-graduation:
All are at 1:00 p.m. in 3001B (large bonus room on the 3rd floor)
2/27: Paul Chiniche, Hanging a Shingle (Solo-Practitioner)
3/4: Tena Taylor & Whit Wilson, Buying and Financing your First Home
3/6: David Shepard, Haberdasher, Dress for Success
4/3: Katie Tompkins & Dewey Knight, Financial Aid; Sign-up for this and received personalized F.A. payoff information. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP.
There will be a graduation informational session on March 25th, 12:30 p.m., in the Auditorium.
Congratulations on your Graduation!