University of New Hampshire

School of Law

LLM and Masters New Student Orientation


Web updated 11/26/13

Wednesday January 8, 2014 – Friday January 10, 2014

The Diploma, LLM, Masters & Visiting Scholar New Student Orientation begins on Wednesday January 8, 2014 at 8:30 a.m., and is required for all students beginning their program of study in January.

Registration will be held in the Tenney Family Boardroom, located in the Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property. Please join us for a continental breakfast where you can meet your professors and fellow students in the Class of 2014.

The LLM & Masters Orientation Schedule will be forthcoming and will include:

  • A meeting with your faculty advisor to discuss your career goals and plan your classes
  • A meeting with the Director of Graduate Programs to register for classes
  • Academic Sessions
  • Your first American Legal Systems class
  • A fun afternoon of bowling & pizza - get to know your classmates in a casual setting!

Orientation Assignment:

Please read and brief the Joseph (PDF) case and bring it with you to the case briefing session during orientation.  Case briefing information. (PDF)

Assignment for Graduate Program Skills:

Due at your first GPS I class on January 14, 2014
Essay Assignment (PDF)


Textbooks for:
Graduate Program Skills I
Introduction to the American Legal System

Please have both these available for your first meeting of each class.
You can buy these textbooks from our Online Bookstore or from any online book seller.

Additional information

Directions to UNH School of Law

You can get here by train, plane or automobile, as long as you get here in time for orientation!

We're looking forward to seeing you on January 8th and hope you have a good trip to Concord, New Hampshire.

Contact us

Canning, Fran Rousseau, Christine

Fran Canning
Assistant Dean for Students
(603) 513-5171

Christine Rousseau
International Student Advisor
Housing Coordinator
(603) 513-5197


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