First Year Class Schedule
Orientation will be held Aug. 12 - 17, 2018. The orientation program is part of the first-year instructional program. Attendance and participation in the orientation program is mandatory for all new first-year students. Orientation materials will be sent out in early July. Formal classes for all law students begin August 20.
First-Year Class Schedule
The requirement of 4-5 courses each semester for full time students, 3 courses each semester for part time day students, and 4 courses each semester for part time evening students enables students to focus on fewer subjects more deeply and provides more study/ preparation time in the first year.
The first year curriculum consists primarily of required classes in a pre-determined schedule. Individual student schedules and book lists will be available in early August. Required first year classes with days/times listed will be posted on our web site in early August.
Full-time day students are randomly assigned to one of two day sections, of approximately 60-65 students each, and are enrolled in 4 courses in the fall semester (13 units) and 5 courses in the spring semester (15 units). Day classes are held Monday through Friday. The part-time day students are randomly assigned to one of two day sections of approximately 60-65 students each and will be enrolled in 3 courses per semester (9 units fall, 12 units spring). Classes are held Monday through Friday. The part-time evening section, comprised of approximately 20-25 students, will be enrolled in 4 courses per semester (11 units fall, 11 units spring). Evening classes are held Monday through Thursday evening, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Evening students take
Find information on our courses and curriculum here.
Assignments for the first week of classes will be posted on our website under First Assignments in early August.