Pitt Law Open House for Admitted Students

Date and Times: 
Friday, March 27, 2015 - 9:00am to Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 12:30pm

University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Barco Law Building 3900 Forbes Avenue
15260 Pittsburgh , PA


March 27, 2015 - 9:00am – 4:00pm
March 28, 2015 - 10:00am – 12:30pm

Be our guest at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law!   This two day event is a wonderful way for you to learn about what Pitt Law has to offer from faculty, alumni, current students, and administrators.  We also look forward to showing you the vibrant city of Pittsburgh! We would be thrilled to have you join us for this exciting weekend!

Please be sure to RSVP online by March 20, 2015.  Register Now ->

Travel Stipends

The University of Pittsburgh School of Law is delighted to offer travel stipends* to students requiring air travel to Pittsburgh. In addition, for those students traveling over a 100 miles, the School of Law is happy to provide a two night stay at the Wyndham Hotel University Center*. To reserve your flight and/or hotel through Pitt Law, please e-mail People’s Travel at pattyt79@yahoo.com (Patty Truchok) or leacostanzo@gmail.com (Lea Costanzo).

*The University of Pittsburgh will cover up to $400 towards the ticket of the admitted student. Hotel rooms are available on a first come, first serve basis until the block of rooms are full.

Parking

Pitt Law is proud to offer discounted parking at Soldiers and Sailors Parking Garage located a few short blocks from the Law School.   Just bring your parking ticket to the Open House Registration table to have it validated.

Open House Schedule of Events
Friday, March 27, 2015

9:00am - 10:00am
Registration - Main Lobby, First Floor
Continental Breakfast - Ground Floor
Mix and Mingle - Enjoy our newly renovated student lounge while you meet faculty, current students, and administration from Pitt Law.

10:00am - 10:15am
Welcoming Remarks - Teplitz Moot Court Room, Ground Floor
Assistant Dean for Admissions, Charmaine McCall
Dean, William M. Carter, Jr.

10:15am - 11:15am
Sample A Class – Teplitz Moot Court Room, Ground Floor
Professor David Harris, Professor of Law
Experience a Pitt Law class and see a Pitt Law Professor in action!

11:30am - 12:00pm
Opportunities at Pitt Law Break out sessions
Learn more about options at Pitt Law including our specialty areas, joint degree programs, clinical offerings, work experience opportunities and why Pittsburgh is the best location to study law.

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Lunch
Main Lobby, First Floor
Enjoy a bite to eat while you chat with our faculty, current students, alumni and administration.

1:00pm - 1:30pm
Opportunities at Pitt LawBreak out sessions
Learn more about options at Pitt Law including our specialty areas, joint degree programs, clinical offerings, work experience opportunities and why Pittsburgh is the best location to study law.

1:30pm - 2:00pm
Financing a Legal Education - Teplitz Moot Court Room, Ground Floor
Director of Financial Aid, Meme Jeffries
The cost of a legal education is a big investment for you.  With this in mind, Pitt Law provides financial support to help you meet your educational goals.  Learn about your options to cover the cost of law school.

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Student Panel - Teplitz Moot Court Room, Ground Floor
In this session, learn more about Pitt Law from current students as they share with you their thoughts and experiences on topics such as where to live in Pittsburgh, first year, exams, summer internships and more! Come prepared with questions!

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Barco Law Building Tour – Depart from the Court Room
Take advantage of this opportunity to see the Barco Law building. Explore the Barco Law building with one of our Pitt Law Ambassadors as they share their experience with you.

Campus Tour - Tour of the University of Pittsburgh campus
This is an opportunity to see the Pitt community and Oakland outside of the law school.  Our Pitt Law Ambassadors will show you other areas outside of the law school that you should take advantage of as a Pitt Law student.  You are able to walk to the Carnegie Museum of Pittsburgh, Schenley Park, Phipps Conservatory, and much more!

Tour of Pittsburgh
Saturday, March 28, 2015

9:45am - 12:30pm
Molly's Trolley Tour - Relax and enjoy a tour of Pittsburgh.  Explore Shadyside, downtown Pittsburgh, Mt. Washington and more!

10:30am - 11:00am
Tour of Honorable Christine A. Ward's chambers at the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County. 


Please RSVP at our online form.