Admissions Events Calendar

Prospective Student Events. Our upcoming events for prospective students appear below and are open to applicants, admitted students, and others who wish to learn more about law school. To register for an event, click on the RSVP link corresponding to the event you plan to attend. Prospective student events are added and updated on an ongoing basis. Check back regularly. Events are subject to change.

Admitted Student Events. We have developed a robust set of online events and experiences for our admitted students that will be taking place over the next couple of months. Event names and dates are listed below, and to RSVP for upcoming events or view recordings of past events, please visit your "Welcome to Southwestern" Canvas course page.

Admissions Office Virtual Office Hours. In an effort to be available to prospective students, applicants, and admitted students, Admissions Office staff will be available for open-door office hours twice a week. Office Hours occur per the following schedule:

  • Tuesdays, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time
  • Thursdays, 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time
  • ***Please note that Thursday, 10/15, Office Hours are canceled. Please join us at our event, "An Insider's Perspective: Mock Admissions Committee and Blueprint Test Prep," instead. See below for information and registration.
  • To visit our Office Hours, please join via video conference at https://zoom.us/j/5159617247.

One-on-One Meeting. Speak one-on-one with a Southwestern community member via phone or email. Submit our Meeting Request Form to request a conversation with an admissions officer, current student, or faculty member.


Southwestern Prospective Student Virtual Events

 Bullocks Logo Part-Time Evening Program Virtual Open House

  Tuesday, October 27th, 2020   |   5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. PDT

Back by popular demand! We get it – earning a law degree while juggling work, family responsibilities, and financial commitments is daunting. But you can do it – at the right school and with the appropriate support. Join us as we provide a glimpse into the synchronous and asynchronous online components, sample evening program course schedule, participation in externships/clinics, tips on financing your legal education and how to succeed in law school while striking a sustainable school-work-life balance. We hope to see you there! RSVP HERE!

  1. October

    West Coast Consortium: Diversity & Academic Support Virtual Event
    Sat., Oct. 24|  11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  PST |  Register 

    Southwestern Law School Evening Program Open House
    Tues., Oct. 27|   5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. PDT |  Zoom

    UC Davis
    Wed., Oct. 28  |  11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. PDT |  Handshake 

    UCLA
    Thurs., Oct. 29  |  12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. PDT |  Handshake 

    University of South Florida
    Thurs., Oct. 29  |  11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. EDT or 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. PST |  Handshake 

    West Coast Consortium: ​Navigating the Law School Application for System Involved Applicants
    Frid., Oct. 30|  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. PDT |  Register 

  2. November

    University of North Carolina Wilmington
    Mon., Nov. 2  |   1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST or 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. PST |  Handshake 

    UC Irvine - Law
    Tues., Nov. 3  |   10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. PST |  Handshake 

    Univ. of Washington
    Tues., Nov. 3  |   10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. PST |  Handshake 

    LSAC Digital Law Forum
    Wed., Nov. 4   |   3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. EST or 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. PST |  LSAC.org

    Univ. of South Carolina/Clemson Law Fair
    Wed., Nov. 4   |   1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. EST or 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. PST |  Handshake

    CSU Long Beach
    Wed., Nov. 4   |   TBD  |  Zoom

    UC Santa Barbara
    Thurs., Nov. 5   |   9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. PST |  Handshake

    Phi Alpha Delta Law Expo
    Thurs., Nov. 5   |   4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. EST or 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. PST |  Register

    Morehouse College
    Frid., Nov. 6   |   11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST or 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. PST |  Handshake

    Southwestern Law Day
    Sat., Nov. 7   |  10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. PST |  Zoom Registration

    John Jay
    Thurs., Nov. 12   |   12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. EST or 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. PST |  Symplicity

    West Coast Consortium: Financing your Legal Education & Law Student Panel
    Thurs., Nov. 12  |   5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. PDT |  Register

    National Black Pre-Law Conference & Law Fair
    Frid., Nov. 13  |   2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. PST |  Register

  3. Past Events

    Bullocks Logo   An Insider's Perspective - LSAT/LSAT-Flex Workshop with  1L Testimonials

      Thursday, October 1st, 2020   |   4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. PST

    Join Dean of Admissions, Lisa Gear, to learn about how the LSAT is used in the admissions process. Joining Dean Gear will be a panel of current 1L students who recently took one of the new LSAT-Flex examinations. They will share their insight on how they prepared for the virtual test, and provide tips for your success. 
     

    Bullocks Logo Southwestern Spotlight - Katherine Lawrence '12

     Monday, October 5th, 2020   |   5:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. PST

    Please join us as we welcome our Southwestern Spotlight alumnus speaker, Katherine Lawrence, '12, as she continues to advocate for domestic violence survivors despite the COVID-19 pandemic. During this virtual event, you will find out more from this brave and knowledgeable practitioner what it is like to be on the front lines of these very real (and little discussed) crises. This is an incredible opportunity to get face time with a nuts and bolts practitioner who is willing to share the good, the bad, and the ugly about some very tough issues. We hope to see you there! 
     

      Bullocks LogoAn Insider’s Perspective: Mock Admissions Committee       and Blueprint Test Prep

     Thursday, October 15th, 2020   |   4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. PDT

    Join us for two sessions, where we’ll give you a deep-dive into the intricacies of the law school application and how each component is used to assess your readiness for a challenging educational experience. Learn how admissions committee members read an application and join along as our Dean of Admissions assesses excerpts from real law school applications. She will walk you through each application component, cover do’s and don’ts, and demonstrate how each piece comes together to create a picture of the applicant’s background, strengths, weaknesses, and potential to succeed in law school. Then, hear from a Blueprint LSAT Preparation instructor, who will discuss the LSAT's importance and walk you through real LSAT questions, providing advice on how best to approach the exam. We hope you can join us! RSVP HERE!
     

     Bullocks LogoSouthwestern Spotlight - Rosemary Tamayo 

    Monday, October 19th, 2020   |   5:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. PDT

    Please join us at this event with our Southwestern Spotlight student speaker, 3L Rosemary Tamayo. She is a first-gen student and a shining example of what happens when preparation meets opportunity. We urge you to take advantage of this special event and hear about Southwestern from a student who was in your shoes a few short years ago! Get to know Rosemary more through this video here! Please click here to RSVP.
     

    DePauw University
    Thurs., Oct. 1   |   11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST or 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. PST | Handshake 

    Georgia College & State University
    Thurs., Oct. 1   |   3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. EST or 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. PST | Handshake 

    Univ. of Notre Dame
    Frid., Oct. 2   |   11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST or 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. PST |  Handshake 

    CSU Northridge
    Tues., Oct. 6   |  11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. PST |  Handshake 

    University of Kentucky
    Wed., Oct. 7  |   11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST or 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. PST |  Handshake 

    East Meets West Coast Consortium
    Pandemic Challenges: LSAT- Flex, Financial Aid, and Making Your Personal Statement Stand Out in 2020
    Wed., Oct. 7  |   1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. PST |  Register

    Albright College
    Wed., Oct. 7  |   3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. EST or 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. PST |  Handshake 

    LSAC Digital Law Forum
    Tues., Oct. 13   |   3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. EST or 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. PST |  LSAC.org 

    Mount St. Mary's University, Chalon
    Tues., Oct. 13   |   11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. PST |  Handshake 

    Dillard University
    Thurs., Oct. 15   |   10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST or 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. PST |  Handshake 

    Florida Southern College
    Thurs., Oct. 15   |   11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. EST or 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. PST |  Handshake 

    Latino Justice Law Day
    Sun., Oct. 18   |   9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. EST or 6:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. PST |  

    Florida International University
    Tues., Oct. 20  |   11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST or 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. PST |  Handshake 

    Louisiana State University
    Tues., Oct. 20  |   10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. EDT or 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. PST |  Handshake 

    Michigan State Univ. Law School Fair
    Tues., Oct. 20  |   3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. EDT or 12:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. PST |  Handshake 

    Saint Mary's College of California
    Wed., Oct. 21  |  12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. PST |  Handshake 

    Univ. of Florida
    Wed., Oct. 21  |  10:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EDT or 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. PST |  

    Univ. of Georgia
    Wed., Oct. 21  |   12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EDT or 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. PST |  Handshake 

    Emory University Grad Fair
    Thurs., Oct. 22  |   11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. EDT or 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. PST |  Handshake 

    Florida Atlantic University
    Thurs., Oct. 22  |   10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. EDT or 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. PST |  Handshake 

    San Francisco State University   
    Thurs., Oct. 22  |  11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. PST |  Handshake 

    Philadelphia Law Fair - Drexel University
    Thurs., Oct. 22  |  4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. EDT or 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. PST |  Handshake 

  4. September

    Villanova University
    Tues., Sept. 15   |   4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. EST or 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. PST | Handshake 

    Univ. of West Florida
    Wed., Sept. 23   |   12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. EST or 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. PST | Handshake 

    Univ. of Virginia
    Wed., Sept. 23   |   9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EST or 6:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. PST | Handshake 

    CSU Chico
    Thurs., Sept. 24   |   11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. PST | Handshake 

    Univ. at Albany Law Fair
    Fri., Sept. 25   |   10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. EST or 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. PST | Handshake 

    HBCU Pre-Law Summit & Law Expo
    Fri., Sept. 25   |   5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. EST or 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. PST | Whova App 

    LSAC Digital Law Forum
    Sat., Sept. 26   |   3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. EST or 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. PST | LSAC.org 

    Syracuse University
    Tues., Sept. 29   |   1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST or 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. PST | Handshake 

    Cornell University
    Wed., Sept. 30   |   1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST or 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. PST | Handshake 

    Ohio State University Law Fair
    Wed., Sept. 30  |   4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. EST or 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. PST | Handshake 

** For Handshake events, please contact your school. 

Admitted Student Virtual Events

Admitted Students may visit their "Welcome to Southwestern" Canvas course page to RSVP for events or to view recordings. Admitted student events will return in Spring 2021. Stay tuned!