Dear Admitted Students
Welcome to the Florida International University College of Law. We are putting together an exciting orientation schedule, which will be sent to you later in the summer. In advance of a more detailed schedule, we have prepared a basic summary so you can plan your summer accordingly. Times are subject to change.
Wednesday, August 14th – 12:00-7:00 p.m. at the College of Law
Professionalism & Ethics
- The Lawyers’ Role in Society
- Your Duties and the Profession’s Expectations
Thursday, August 15th – 1:30-6:30 p.m. at the College of Law
- An Introduction to the Judicial System
- Case Briefing
- The Pitfalls of Plagiarism
Friday, August 16th – 1:30-6:30 p.m. at the Wilkie D. Ferguson, Jr. United States Courthouse
The Building Blocks of Your Legal Career
- Managing Your Career
- Building Your Professional Network
DRESS CODE: Business casual. NO shorts, t-shirts or flip-flops!
Saturday, August 17th
- Optional Day of Service
Classes begin on Monday, August 19th.
Please be on the lookout for a letter from your Student Bar Association President, Alisha Mays. The SBA is planning a Welcome Party and other summer activities.
Fee: The fee is $150.00 for entering 1L students and $75.00 for transfer students, and goes towards the programming costs associated with the Pathway to the Profession Initiative, of which Orientation is a part.
Online Fee Payment
$1.00 — $150.00
Other Payment Methods
Orientation fee may also be paid in check. Checks should be made payable to FIU, and sent or brought in person to:Ms. Virginie Illescas Florida International University College of Law, RDB 1043 Modesto Maidique Campus Miami, Florida 33199
(Note: Please include your name in the memo portion of the check)