Suffolk Law - 2018 New Student Information Guide


Important Dates

Becoming a Law Student can be Overwhelming…

June 11: Access to New Student Site

The Office of Academic Services is here to assist you as you progress from Admitted to Law Student to Law Graduate. We provide numerous services (see page 45 for a list). This New Student Information Guide contains most of what you need to know as you start your journey, but remember that our friendly staff is available to answer your questions in person, via email, or by phone. We are located on the first floor of Sargent Hall in Room 130. Our office is open from 8:45 – 5:30 M – Th and 8:45 – 4:45 F during the summer. During the school year, we are open from 8:45 – 6:00 M – Th and 8:45 – 4:45 F. Stop by and say hello!

June 11 : email addresses assigned

July 20: Fall 2018 tuition due in full

July 27 : Confirmation of class section and course registration

August 1 : Required Health Form with Immunization Records due

August 7 – September 1 : Obtain Student IDs (120 Tremont St, 1 st floor)

August 8: MBTA Fall 2018 Pass Online Form due

August 13 : Begin Locker Requests

You can reach us at (617) 573-8160 or at .

August 15 : Official transcript due to LSAC

Orientation Information

August 18 : Certificate of Disclosure due to Law Admissions, 1 st Floor

Orientation will consist of both online and live programming. Both portions are mandatory. Online portions will be conducted in August, with students having the freedom to complete any online requirements at their own pace. Incoming students are advised to plan to dedicate approximately ten hours to the online portions of orientation.

August 20-24 : Orientation for all students

August 21 : Notification of Need for classroom accommodations due to Dean of Students Office, 4 th floor, Dean’s Suite.

August 27 : Fall 2018 classes begin

August 31 : Opt Out of Student Directory Form due (Office of Academic Services, 1 st floor)

Live orientation programming will occur prior to the first week of classes.

September 30: Waive out of the Suffolk Student Health Insurance Plan

Further information will be forthcoming in June. Please note that participation in the Orientation programming is MANDATORY .

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