First Year Class Schedule

Class Information

First-Year Orientation

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.

First Assignments

Assignments for the first week of classes will be posted on our website under First Assignments in early August.