Fall 2022 Orientation Schedule

Requirements: Students must bring laptop, pad, a writing instrument, and wear professional attire.

8:30 a.m. | Check-in and Continental Breakfast

2nd Floor, 385 Meeting Street

ID Photo taken, 2nd Floor, 385 Meeting Street

9:15 a.m. | Move to Charleston Museum Auditorium

360 Meeting Street

9:30 a.m. | Welcome

  • Jacqueline B. Bell, Associate Dean of Admission and Financial Aid
  • Larry Cunningham, Provost, Dean, and Professor of Law
  • Calvin Griffin, 3L, President, Student Bar Association
  • Ryan C. Andrews, Class of 2013, Vice-President, Charleston School of Law Alumni Association

Swearing In of First-Year Class

10:15 a.m. | Move to 385 Meeting Street

Go to assigned room based on your assigned section (see name tag).

  • Section A – 333
  • Section B – 224
  • Section C – 219
  • Section D – 223

10:30 a.m. | Mini-Session 1

  • Section A – Career Services, Pro Bono, and Externships
  • Section B – Financial Aid and Budgeting
  • Section C – Student Affairs and Title IX
  • Section D – Law Library and Information Technology

11:15 a.m. | Mini-Session 2

  • Section A – Law Library and Information Technology
  • Section B – Career Services, Pro Bono, and Externships
  • Section C – Financial Aid and Budgeting
  • Section D – Student Affairs and Title IX

12:00 p.m. | Lunch

Pick up boxed lunch provided by the Office of Admission.

1:00 p.m. | Mini-Session 3

  • Section A – Student Affairs and Title IX
  • Section B – Law Library and Information Technology
  • Section C – Career Services, Pro Bono, and Externships
  • Section D – Financial Aid and Budgeting

1:45 p.m. | Mini-Session 4

  • Section A – Financial Aid and Budgeting
  • Section B – Student Affairs and Title IX
  • Section C – Law Library and Information Technology
  • Section D – Career Services, Pro Bono, and Externships

2:30 p.m. | Introduction to Legal Education and Case Reading and Briefing

Students remain in their assigned room.

3:30 p.m. | Move to Charleston Museum Auditorium

360 Meeting Street

Character and Fitness and Admission to the Bar

  • Larry Cunningham, Provost, Dean, and Professor of Law
  • Jacqueline B. Bell, Associate Dean of Admission and Financial Aid

Requirements: Students must bring Contracts textbook, laptop, pad, and writing instrument (casual dress is appropriate).

8:30 a.m. | Check-in and Continental Breakfast

2nd Floor, 385 Meeting Street

ID Photo taken, 2nd Floor, 385 Meeting Street

9:00 a.m. | Session 1 – Applied Case Briefing

Go to assigned room based on your assigned section (see name tag).

  • Section A – 333
  • Section B – 224
  • Section C – 219
  • Section D – 223

10:30 a.m. | Session 2 – Contracts

Students remain in their assigned room.

12:00 p.m. | Lunch

Pick up boxed lunch provided by the Office of Admission.

1:00 p.m.  | Session 3 – Debrief and Note Taking

Students return to their assigned room.

2:00 p.m. | Session 4 – Time Management & Study Techniques

Students remain in their assigned room.

Requirements: Students must bring laptop, pad, a writing instrument, and wear professional attire.

8:30 a.m. | Check-in and Continental Breakfast

2nd Floor, 385 Meeting Street

9:00 a.m. | Session 1

  • Section A – Composition in 333
  • Section B – Research Focus in 224
  • Section C – LRAW: Legal Analysis in 219
  • Section D – LRAW: Oral Advocacy in 223

10:00 a.m. | Session 2

  • Section A – Research Focus in 333
  • Section B – Composition in 224
  • Section C – LRAW: Oral Advocacy in 219
  • Section D – LRAW: Legal Analysis in 223

11:00 a.m. | Session 3

  • Section A – LRAW: Oral Advocacy in 333
  • Section B – LRAW: Legal Analysis in 224
  • Section C – Composition in 219
  • Section D – Research Focus in 223

12:00 p.m. | Lunch and Peer to Peer with Upper-Level Students

Students pick up boxed lunch provided by the Office of Admission and return to their assigned room.

1:00 p.m. | Session 4

  • Section A – LRAW: Legal Analysis in 333
  • Section B – LRAW: Oral Advocacy in 224
  • Section C – Research Focus in 219
  • Section D – Composition in 223

2:00 p.m. | Move to Charleston Museum Auditorium

360 Meeting Street

2:30 p.m. | Character and Fitness with the South Carolina Supreme Court

Requirements: Students must bring Contracts textbook, laptop, pad, and writing instrument (casual dress is appropriate).

8:30 a.m.  | Check-in and Continental Breakfast

2nd Floor, 385 Meeting Street

9:00 a.m. | Session 1: Advanced Case Briefing and Reading

Go to assigned room based on your assigned section (see name tag).

  • Section A – 333
  • Section B – 224
  • Section C – 219
  • Section D – 223

10:30 a.m. | Session 2: Contracts

Students remain in their assigned room.

12 p.m. | Lunch: J.D. Dogs

Free time.

How to find my way around campus tours.

1:00 p.m.  | Session 3: Debrief and Class Participation

Students remain in their assigned room.

2:00 p.m.  | Session 4: Outlining and Planning for Success

Students remain in their assigned room.

3:00 p.m.  | Move to Charleston Museum Auditorium

360 Meeting Street

3:15 p.m. | This is Your Class

Jacqueline B. Bell, Associate Dean of Admission and Financial Aid

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