Orientation

August 10 – 11

Fall 2017 Orientation will be held on Thursday, August 10, 2017 from 9 – 6 p.m. on the University of La Verne central campus and on Friday, August 11, 2017 on the University of La Verne College of Law campus in Ontario, CA from 9 – 4:30 p.m. Attendance is required for all first year students.
During these two days, new students will have the opportunity to meet each other, meet the dean, faculty, and staff, meet their faculty advisor, hear directly from students and alumni, and learn about all of the offices that are here to help you succeed in law school as a new University of La Verne student.

If you have any further questions, please contact the Office of Student Affairs at (909) 460-2046.

Attendance at orientation is mandatory for all first year and incoming transfer students.

Legal Academic Preparation (LAP I)

August 12 – 18

Law school is a marathon that requires the development of strong skills and a strong commitment to the legal education process. The Legal Academic Prep (LAP) I is a week-long program designed to introduce the fundamental skills necessary to build the groundwork for successful outcomes throughout the law school experience. LAP I is mandatory for all new students including transfer students. The program will introduce students to academic skills such as case reading, briefing, statutory interpretation, time management, and study v. class preparation. The LAP I schedule is below:

FULLTIME AND PART-TIME DAY ORIENTATION
Date Time Location
August 14 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM College of Law, Ontario
August 15 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM College of Law, Ontario
August 16 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM College of Law, Ontario
August 17 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM College of Law, Ontario
August 18 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM University of La Verne – Main Campus, La Verne

 

PART-TIME EVENING ORIENTATION
Date Time Location
August 12 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM College of Law, Ontario
August 14 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM College of Law, Ontario
August 15 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM College of Law, Ontario
August 16 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM College of Law, Ontario
August 17 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM College of Law, Ontario
August 18 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM University of La Verne – Main Campus, La Verne

 

TRANSFER STUDENT ORIENTATION
Date Time Location
August 14 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM College of Law, Ontario
August 15 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM College of Law, Ontario
August 16 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM College of Law, Ontario
August 17 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM College of Law, Ontario
August 18 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM University of La Verne – Main Campus, La Verne

 

Please arrive ready and excited to begin your legal career!

Attendance at LAP I is mandatory for all first year and incoming transfer students.

Please check back regularly for updated information, as a detailed schedule and book lists will be coming soon.

If you have any further questions about LAP I Please contact the Center for Academic and Bar Readiness at (909) 460 – 2056.