University of Wisconsin–Madison

UW Law School Orientation

Welcome to the University of Wisconsin Law School!

Orientation is designed to introduce you to our institution, law school culture, and legal education. With a focus on academic preparation, you will learn how to be an active and engaged member of the UW Law School community.

2018 Orientation Dates

  • August 28: LEO Orientation
  • August 29 - August 31: 1L Orientation (mandatory)
  • August 30 (tentative): Transfer Student Orientation
  • September 5: Classes Begin

Orientation Schedules

Orientation includes

  • Section Meetings with Professors
  • Practicing Lawyers Panel
  • Presentations on Professionalism and Financial Aid
  • Class Simulation
  • Organizations Fair
  • Tours of the Law School and Law Library
  • Social events

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