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Welcome to Emory Law! All events for Welcome Week are listed below. Sessions will be held in G575 Tuesday and Wednesday, and via Zoom Thursday and Friday. Please email if you have any questions.

Please note:

  • Attendance: All sessions are in-person and required.
  • SAP-G- Sexual Assault Prevention (SAP-G) is a mandatory virtual training that all students must complete. This training will not be available during orientation but you will receive emails about it during the semester. Please complete this mandatory training once you receive it.
  • Attire: Emory Law is a comfortable and welcoming community. Our students typically dress casually for class, and comfortable attire and shoes are appropriate for in-person attendance. However, please bring or wear professional attire for your scheduled headshots.
  • Parking for In-Person Modules: Complimentary parking is available in the Lowergate South/Gambrell parking deck directly behind the law school. The night before in-person modules, you will receive an email with a QR code.This QR code will allow you to access the parking deck. For any sessions that begin after 4 p.m., parking is complimentary and a QR Code is not needed.
  • International students: If you have an F-1 visa, you are also required to attend events on Monday, August 8.

Tuesday August 9

9:00 a.m.Check-in (breakfast provided)2nd Floor Connector
9:30 a.m.Welcome to Emory Law: LLM Program Overview575
10:00 a.m.Academic Engagement, Student Success, and
Introduction of the Houses Program
10:30 a.m.Bar Process575
11:15 a.m.Pursuing Your Legal Career with the Career Center575
12:00 p.m.Lunch with current LLM students575
1:15 p.m.Study Smarter: Class Preparation and Case Briefing575
2:45 p.m.LLM Society575

Wednesday August 10


10:00 a.m.Check-in (breakfast provided)2nd Floor Connector
10:30 a.m.Introduction to the Socratic Method575
11:30 a.m.Pro Bono and Public Interest575
11:50 a.m.Campus Resources575
12:20 p.m.Lunch with LLM alumni and current students:
Welcome from Advancement & Alumni Engagement
and Introduction to Mentorship Program
1:45 p.m.End of Day
(unless attending optional afternoon events below)
3:45 p.m.Break
4:00 p.m.Student Resource FairStudent Commons
5:00 p.m.Affinity Group Fireside Chats
  • Black Law Students Association (1B)
  • Jewish Law Students Association (1C)
  • Disabled Law Students Association (1D)
  • OUTLaw (1E)
  • Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (5B)
  • South Asian Law Students Association (5C)
  • Georgia Association of Women for Women Lawyers (5E)
  • Christian Legal Society (5F)

Thursday August 11

8:00 a.m.Check In/Headshots2nd Floor Connector
9:00 a.m.Introduction to the U.S. Legal System5B
11:00 a.m.BrunchStudent Commons
12:00 p.m.Professionalism: Opening SessionTull Auditorium
1:00 p.m.Professionalism: Small Group SessionsVarious - See Name Tag
3:30 p.m.Convocation and Swearing-In
4:15 p.m.Reception

Friday August 12


10:15 a.m.Check-In2nd Floor Connector
10:30 a.m.Introduction to the U.S. Legal System575
12:30 p.m.Lunch575
1:30 p.m.DEI: Session 31E
3:15 p.m.DEI: Closing SessionTull Auditorium
3:45 p.m.EPIC Book Sale1C
3:45 p.m.Block Party