Orientation 2013

It is with great pleasure that we welcome you to Seattle University School of Law.  Dean Annette Clark, the Faculty, and the Staff are delighted that you will be among the members of the 2013 Entering Class and we look forward to getting to know you and your classmates.  Below you will find Orientation Information based on your 1L Section (this is not your Legal Writing Section).  A copy of your schedule will be included in your orientation packet.

Thursday, August 22: Day Orientation on Thursday is mandatory for all 1Ls except students in the Part-Time Program.  Orientation will begin at 9:00 am.  The Program will conclude at 4:30 p.m.   

Friday, August 23: Orientation on Friday is only mandatory for those 1Ls who did not take Criminal Law this summer.  Sessions will begin at 9:00 am and end at 4:00 pm.

Evening Students: Part-Time Program students are invited to have dinner with their 1L professors at 6:00 pm on Thursday, August 22, but all evening students are welcome to attend the entire day's events.

Section A, B, & C Orientation Letters

Summer Start: For those students who started law school in the summer, please click here for your Summer Start Orientation letter.   

Fall Start: For those students who will be taking Criminal Law in the Fall, please click here for your Fall Start Orientation Letter.     

Section E Orientation Letter

Summer Start E: For those students who started law school in the summer, please click here for your Section E Summer Start Orientation letter.  

Fall Start E: For those students who will be taking Criminal Law in the Fall, please click here for your Section E Fall Start Orientation Letter.        

Pre-Orientation Required Reading

"State Justices Seek Protections Against Racial Bias in Jury Selection"

Excerpts from the majority opinion by Justice Charles Wiggins in State v. Saintcalle