Welcome, Incoming Visiting and Transfer Students!
Please carefully review the information below to help you prepare for your arrival and Orientation Week.
Note to Transfer students: As you review the information and tentative orientation schedule, please note that Transfer students are not required to attend Professor Lupo's Session Beginning of YourProfessional Career Tuesday August 27 or PORTAL, on Wednesday, August 28, or the PORTAL sessions the following week. However, you are welcome to take advantage of these opportunities to better understand our community and approach to legal education. We are aware that interviewing schedules may conflict with these sessions. If you would like to attend the PORTAL sessions (and it is really all or none) , please RSVP to the Angie Roberts in Student Services via email at
Note to Visiting students: Visiting students are not required to attend Professor Lupo's Session or the Portal series.
BEFORE YOU ARRIVE
Please be sure to review and comply with the immunization requiremments as soon as possible. Failure to comply with all health requirments will complicate registering for classes.
Completed forms should be mailed to:
Northwestern University Health Service
Attn: Health Information Management Service
633 Emerson Street
Evanston, IL 60208-4000
Orientation Survey (Mandatory)
If you have not already done so, please send an official copy of your final undergraduate and law school transcripts to:
Northwestern University School of Law
Office of Admissions
375 E. Chicago Ave., RB 130
Chicago, IL 60611
You will NOT be able to register if we have not received these officialtranscripts. LSDAS reports are not official.
Northwestern Law’s On-Campus Interviewing ("OCI") period runs from August 14 through August 24. To participate in OCI, you must submit your interview bids by 11:59 p.m. on July 30. You should submit your OCI as soon as possible. Please note that you will not have access to Symplicity, and therefore cannot enter your OCI bids, until after the Admissions Office has received your tuition deposit.
During Orientation, you will be attending a variety of events that will vary in their degrees of formality. We request that you please dress in business casual attire for the following event:
Cocktail Reception with Faculty and Administrators - Thursday, August 29, 2013
Please wear business casual attire as this is one of your first opportunities to meet your professors in person. Men should wear slacks, polo or button down shirts, ties are optional. Women should wear dresses, slacks or skirts, sweaters or blouses. NO jeans, T-shirts, or flip flops. For all other events, the recommended attire is casual dress.
Public Service Events