Each fall, the week before classes begin, we hold New Student Orientation. For the class entering in Fall 2016, foreign-educated students will begin orientation on Monday, August 22, and U.S.-educated students will begin orientation on Tuesday, August 23. Attendance at orientation is mandatory for all students.

Graduate Programs LL.M., S.J.D., and Exchange Student Orientation
August 22-26, 2016

Welcome to Georgetown Law! We have an exciting week of substantive programming planned for you during our August 2016 Orientation week. You will get a chance to meet other students in your academic program, learn about career and externship opportunities, and interact with key players in the Georgetown Law community.

  • Entering foreign-trained student orientation is scheduled for Monday, August 22 through
    Friday, August 26
    .   Orientation Schedule
  • Entering U.S.-trained student orientation is scheduled for Tuesday, August 23 through
    Friday, August 26.   Orientation Schedule

Orientation is mandatory for all students; if a conflict arises, a waiver may be requested by contacting Graduate Programs at lawgradprog@law.georgetown.edu.

Introduction to Library Resources Orientation (PowerPoint)

Recordings of Orientation Sessions


2016 Orientation for Foreign-Trained LL.M. Students


Welcome to the L.L.M. Program / Tools for Success


2016 Orientation –Tax LL.M. Panel


2016 LL.M. Orientation Sessions: New York Bar, Nuts & Bolts Session on Registration


Externship Information Session for U.S.-Trained LL.M. Students
Intro to Graduate Career & Professional Development Services for U.S.-Trained LL.M. Students


Information on Student Activities, Organizations and Competitions
Externship Information for Foreign-Trained LL.M. Students
Intro to Graduate Career &Professional Development Services for Foreign-Trained LL.M. Students