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Visit and Tour

Visit and Tour

Northwestern Law Campus Tour Video

Visiting the Northwestern Law campus may be the most important thing you can do to help you decide whether our school is right for you. In order to make your visit to Northwestern Law as informative as possible, we invite you to view our virtual tour online, or visit campus to take a tour of our buildings and visit one of our first-year classes. 

Tours

  • Student-guided tours are offered on Mondays and Fridays at 12:00 PM during the fall and spring semesters.

  • Student-guided tours start from the Admissions Office, Rubloff 130.

  • On days when guided tours are unavailable, self-guided tour pamphelts are available in the Admissions Office. 

Fall Semester Tours (Spring Semester Tour Dates Forthcoming)
October 24, 2014 November 14, 2014
October 27, 2014 November 17, 2014
October 31, 2014 November 21, 2014
November 3, 2014 November 24, 2014
November 7, 2014 December 1, 2014
November 10, 2014 December 5, 2014

Classes

  • Prospective students may visit many classes available at the Law School during the fall and spring semesters.

  • We encourage students to visit traditional 1L courses to get the best sense of what a first year law school class may be like. 

  • As a courtesy, we ask that you arrive on time and do not leave early. If you cannot attend for the entire class session, you should not visit the class.

  • Upon arrival, please inform the professor that you are a prospective student by introducing yourself before the class begins.

  • Northwestern Law cannot offer class visits on the following dates:

    • December 2-18: Reading week and final exams
    • December 18-January 12: Winter vacation
    • March 21-29: Spring break
    • April 20-May 7: Reading week and final exams
    • June 22-August 31: Summer break
  • The following classes are not available for viewing:

    • Accounting for Decision Makers
    • Advanced Electronic Legal Research
    • Advanced Legal Communication
    • Clinics
    • Colloquiums
    • Communication and Legal Reasoning
    • Cross-Cultural Negotiation
    • Finance
    • Legal Analysis
    • Mathematical Methods for Management Decisions
    • Mergers and Acquisitions
    • Negotiation
    • Practicum
    • Trial Advocacy
    • Trial Team

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Directions, Parking, and Hotels | Fall Semester Class Schedule | Spring Semester Class Schedule | Academic Calendar