» First-Year and Transfer/Visiting Student Orientation

August 15, 16, 17 & 18

Attendance Required

OrientationFirst Year Students: Your first day of law school is rapidly approaching. 1L Launch Week is required for all first-year students.

During Launch Week, students will participate in several workshops designed to help prepare for and be successful in law school. Among other things, students will be introduced to legal analysis, the Socratic method, and the briefing of cases. They will have the opportunity to meet their first-year professors as well as other faculty members, obtain locker assignment, purchase books, meet classmates, get a student ID, etc. Reading assignments for orientation will be mailed in the orientation packet prior to the event. In the meantime, students are encouraged to read one or more of the books listed on the summer reading list.

First-year track assignments will be distributed on the first day of Launch Week. If you review the information on my.chapman.edu prior to this date, please be aware  that the tracks and sections are subject to change administratively. There will be time during Launch Week to purchase your books and obtain first week assignments for your classes.

Transfer and Visiting Students: You are required to attend the one-day mandatory orientation.

2017 Launch Week Schedule

2017 Transfer Launch Week Schedule