An immersive, hands-on learning experience

Learn how the law operates in the real world and shapes daily life through UW Law School's distinctive approach to teaching the "law in action." Explore the wide range of work lawyers do, and gain insights on how to best prepare to enroll and succeed in law school.

The PLUS Program will include:

  • Writing and analysis course
  • Doctrinal law course
  • Personal and professional development opportunities
  • Field trips
  • Exposure to law school admissions, including the LSAT, personal statement and other aspects of the application process

2019 Schedule

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Week 1

Time Monday
June 3
Tuesday
June 4
Wednesday
June 5
Thursday
June 6
Friday
June 7
8:30AM Welcome
8:50 AM - 9:00 AM
(Law School Atrium)
       
9:00AM Library Tour
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
(Meet at Library entrance)
Torts
9:00AM - 10:50AM
(Room 3260)
Torts
9:00AM - 10:50AM
(Room 3260)
Torts
9:00AM - 10:50AM
(Room 3260)
Noah's Ark Field Trip
9:30AM
10:00AM LSAC Consent Form & Survey
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
(Computer lab)
10:30AM
11:00AM Headshots and Group Photo on Bascom
10:45AM - 12:00PM
Aspirants to Applicants: Introduction to the Law School Admission Process
11:00AM - 11:45AM
(Room 3260)
Aspirants to Applicants: Simulated Law School Admissions Committee
11:00AM - 11:45AM
(Room 3260)
Law School Spotlight: University of Illinois College of Law
11:00AM - 11:45AM
(Room 3260)
11:30AM
12:00PM Welcome Lunch
12:00PM - 1:00 PM
(Atrium)
Lunch
11:55AM - 1:00 PM
(Gordon Commons)
Lunch
11:55AM - 1:00 PM
(Gordon Commons)
Lunch
11:55AM - 1:00 PM
(Gordon Commons)
12:30PM
1:00PM
1:30PM Travel to Supreme Court
1:15PM - 2:00PM
Writing & Analysis
1:15PM - 2:45PM
(Room 5240)
Writing & Analysis
1:15PM - 2:45PM
(Room 3260)
Writing & Analysis
1:15PM - 2:45PM
(Room 5240)
2:00PM Wisconsin Supreme Court Visit
2:00PM - 3:00PM
2:30PM
3:00PM UW-Madison Campus Tour
3:00PM - 4:00PM
Personal & Professional Development
3:00PM - 4:00PM
(Room 5240)
Personal & Professional Development
3:00PM - 4:00PM
(Room 3260)
Personal & Professional Development
3:00PM - 4:00PM
(Computer Lab)
3:30PM
4:00PM

Week 2

Time Monday
June 10
Tuesday
June 11
Wednesday
June 12
Thursday
June 13
Friday
June 14
9:00AM Torts
9:00AM - 10:50AM
(Room 3260)
Torts
9:00AM - 10:50AM
(Room 3260)
Torts
9:00AM - 10:50AM
(Room 3260)
Torts Final Exam
9:00AM - 11:00AM
(Room 3260)
Madison Scavenger Hunt and lunch at Ian's Pizza
9:30AM
10:00AM
10:30AM
11:00AM Aspirants to Applicants: Graduate Programs in Political Science
11:00AM - 11:45AM
(Room 3260)
Study Period for Torts
11:00AM - 11:45AM
(Room 3260)
Law School Spotlight: Marquette University Law School
11:00AM - 11:45AM
(Room 3260)
Break
11:00AM - 11:45AM
11:30AM
12:00PM Lunch
11:55AM - 1:00 PM
(Gordon Commons)
Lunch
11:55AM - 1:00 PM
(Gordon Commons)
Lunch
11:55AM - 1:00 PM
(Gordon Commons)
Lunch
11:55AM - 1:00 PM
(Gordon Commons)
12:30PM
1:00PM
1:30PM Writing & Analysis
1:15PM - 2:45PM
(Room 3260)
Writing & Analysis
1:15PM - 2:45PM
(Room 5240)
Writing & Analysis
1:15PM - 2:45PM
(Room 3260)
Writing & Analysis
1:15PM - 2:45PM
(Room 5240)
2:00PM
2:30PM
3:00PM Clinic Experiences Panel
3:00PM - 4:00PM
(Room 3260)
Personal & Professional Development
3:00PM - 4:00PM
(Room 5240)
Aspirants to Applicants: An Introduction to the LSAT
3:00PM - 3:30PM
(Room 3260)
Personal & Professional Development
3:00PM - 4:00PM
(Room 5240)
Evening at the Terrace
3:30PM LSAT Mini-Diagnostic Tests
3:30PM - 4:30PM
(Computer Lab)
4:00PM   Ice Cream Social
4:00PM
(Boerner Plaza/Atrium)
 
4:30PM  
5:00PM

Week 3

Time Monday
June 17
Tuesday
June 18
Wednesday
June 19
Thursday
June 20
Friday
June 21
9:00AM Criminal Law
9:00AM - 10:50AM
(Room 3260)
Criminal Law
9:00AM - 10:50AM
(Room 3260)
Criminal Law
9:00AM - 10:50AM
(Room 3260)
Criminal Law
9:00AM - 10:50AM
(Room 3260)
 
9:30AM
10:00AM Wisconsin Capitol Tour
10:00AM - 11:00AM
10:30AM
11:00AM Travel to square
11:00AM - 11:30AM
Aspirants to Applicants: Personal Statement Workshop
11:00AM - 11:45AM
(Room 3260)
Ethics Presentation
11:00AM - 11:45AM
(Room 3260)
Law School Spotlight: University of Iowa College of Law
11:00AM - 11:45AM
(Room 3260)
 
11:30AM Law Firm Lunch
11:30AM - 1:00PM
12:00PM Lunch
11:55AM - 1:00 PM
(Gordon Commons)
Lunch
11:55AM - 1:00 PM
(Gordon Commons)
Lunch
11:55AM - 1:00 PM
(Gordon Commons)
12:30PM Betty Lou lunch cruise
12:30PM - 2:30PM
1:00PM
1:30PM Dane County Courthouse Visit and Observation
1:30PM - 3:00PM
Writing & Analysis
1:15PM - 2:45PM
(Room 3260)
Writing & Analysis
1:15PM - 2:45PM
(Room 3260)
LSAT Mini-Diagnostic Tests
1:15PM - 2:15PM
2:00PM
2:30PM  
3:00PM Travel back to Law School
3:00PM - 3:30PM
Aspirants to Applicants: Working with your pre-law advisor
3:00PM - 4:00PM
(Room 3260)
Personal & Professional Development
3:00PM - 5:00PM
(Room 5240)
Personal & Professional Development
3:00PM - 4:00PM
(Room 3260)
3:30PM Court Observation Debriefing
3:30PM - 4:30PM
4:00PM    
4:30PM  
5:00PM  

Week 4

Time Monday
June 24
Tuesday
June 25
Wednesday
June 26
Thursday
June 27
Friday
June 28
9:00AM Criminal Law
9:00AM - 10:50AM
(Room 3260)
Criminal Law
9:00AM - 10:50AM
(Room 3260)
Criminal Law Final Exam
9:00AM - 11:00AM
(Room 3260)
Aspirants to Applicants: Resources for Future Success
9:00AM - 10:00AM
Closing Brunch & Pinning Ceremony
9:00AM - 12:00PM
(Lubar Commons)
9:30AM
10:00AM Law School Spotlight: The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
10:15AM - 11:00AM
10:30AM
11:00AM Meet and mingle with government and public interest attorneys
(Lubar Commons)
Study Period for Crim
11:00AM - 11:45AM
(Room 3260)
Aspirants to Applicants: Financial Aid
11:00AM - 11:45AM
(Room 3260)
Break
11:00AM - 12:00PM
11:30AM
12:00PM Lunch
11:55AM - 1:00 PM
(Gordon Commons)
Lunch
11:55AM - 1:00 PM
(Gordon Commons)
Lunch & Presentations of Learning
12:00PM - 4:00 PM
(Lubar Commons)
Box Lunch Pick-Up & Barnard Hall Move Out
12:00PM - 5:00PM
(Chadbourne North Circle and Lot 110 for load/unload)
12:30PM
1:00PM
1:30PM Writing & Analysis
1:15PM - 2:45PM
(Room 3260)
Writing & Analysis
1:15PM - 2:45PM
(Room 3260)
Writing & Analysis
1:15PM - 2:45PM
(Room 3260)
2:00PM
2:30PM
3:00PM

Conference Call with Law School Admission Council

3:00PM - 4:00PM

Personal & Professional Development
3:00PM - 4:00PM
(Room 3260)
Personal & Professional Development
3:00PM - 4:00PM
(Room 3260)
3:30PM
4:00PM LSAC PLUS Exit Survey
4:00PM - 4:30PM
(Computer Lab)
4:30PM       Hosted Dinner
5:00PM - 6:30PM

Farewell Bonfire
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00PM        

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