School of Law First-Year Orientation


We are looking forward to the start of the fall semester and to welcoming you to Fordham Law. Here you will find basic information that is relevant to your arrival, to orientation, and to the fall semester.

All Orientation programming is in-person and mandatory unless otherwise noted.

Wednesday, August 9, 2023: In-person orientation begins for evening division
Wednesday, August 16, 2023: In-person orientation begins for day division
Sunday, August 20, 2023: Incoming student BBQ Event, 12-3pm (This event is not mandatory.)
Tuesday, August 22, 2023: Last day of orientation for both day and evening divisions
Please be sure to bring your own notebooks, writing utensils, laptops, etc.

More detailed orientation information will be available on the Admitted J.D. Student Portal on LawNET in early July.