School of Law welcomes incoming law students

Dean Brown speaks to the incoming law students

Aug. 18, 2014 - The School of Law welcomed incoming law students to its new home on the University's North Haven Campus during Orientation Aug. 15-16. 

The 1L class is a diverse group, representing 55 undergraduate institutions and 46 different academic majors. The students come from 13 states, the District of Columbia and one foreign country. The average age is 25.3, but the age range of the students spans four decades. 

The School of Law recently moved into a new state-of-the-art facility on the North Haven Campus, which is also home to the School of Education, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and the School of Nursing. 

The two-day Orientation program included welcome remarks from faculty and administrators, sessions on academic success and financial management, a discussion with family and friends of new law students, a professional oath and picnic.

Classes start Aug. 18.