Orientation for the Class of 2024 will take place on August 25-27, 2021, and will be in person.

Orientation Schedule


August 25, 2021

9:30 am
Check In
9:30 am Headshots, Student Groups, and Tours
11:30 am Lunch
12:30 pm Welcome from the Dean
12:45 pm
Alumni Welcome
1:00 pm
Introduction of the 1L Class
2:00 pm
Introduction of Faculty and Staff
2:30 pm Break
2:45 pm
How to Prepare for Class
4:00 pm Closing Remarks
5:00 pm
Maine Law Community Celebration


August 26, 2021

9:00 am Sign-in
9:15 am Welcome from the Chancellor
9:30 am
Introduction to the Case Method
10:30 am
10:45 am
Professionalism & Ethics
11:15 am
Duty to Disclose, Academic Requirements, Policies, and Procedures
11:45 am
Advisor Lunch
1:00 pm
Introduction to the Legal Writing Program
1:30 pm Briefing a Case with ASP Teaching Fellows & Legal Writing Teaching Assistants
2:30 pm Break
2:45 pm
Brave Spaces: A Conversation on How to Have Hard Conversations
3:15 pm
Common Read
4:15 pm
Iced Tea/Coffee on the Lawn


August 27, 2021

8:30 am
8:45 am
9:00 am
Professionalism and Ethics – Hypotheticals
10:00 am
Rotating Modules: Academic Success, Career Services, and Wellness
11:30 am
11:45 am
Legal Writing Class
12:45 pm
BBQ on the Lawn
1:30 pm
Library Tours and Information (optional)