Welcome to MSU Law

Welcome Incoming Class of 2014! We are very excited to meet you and help you get acclimated to life as a law student at Michigan State University College of Law.

Instructions for this Site

You need to complete this online orientation prior to arriving for Immersion Week on Monday, August 18, 2014. The site includes a lot of vital information to ease your transition into law school, so take the time you need to go through each page at your own pace.

Contact the Office of Student Engagement if you have any questions after reviewing this site.

Schedule for Immersion Week (PDF) »


  • Monday, August 18: Arrive for check-in by 8:00 a.m. in the MSU Law College building. Check in by picking up your Immersion Week name tag and welcome kit. Check in for Section 1 will take place on the 1st floor, Section 2 on the 2nd floor and Section 3 on the 3rd floor. Immediately after check in, proceed to your classroom. Your Foundations of Law class will take place within your sections, with Section 1 assigned to Room 471, Section 2 in Room 472 and Section 3 in Room 473.
  • Tuesday, August 19: Join the Office of Advancement and Dean Howarth for a 1L Welcome Social. Bowling and fun will begin at 5:30 p.m. at Spare Time.
  • Thursday, August 21: Wear business attire for the Professionalism in Action Program, which features a discussion on legal ethics with local attorneys and judges.
  • Friday, August 22: Arrive at the MSU Law front lawn no later than 8:30 a.m. Dress appropriately for your Service Project site, and do not bring purses or bags with you.

It should take you approximately 3 1/2 hours to review the entire website and complete all required learning modules and quizzes. You may wish to spend additional time accessing resources through external links provided throughout this site.

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