Campbell Law School

Orientation

Orientation Agenda

Dean's BBQ Dinner (your family members are welcome) - RSVP

Professional Headshots Info

Service Projects Summary

Service projects are coordinated by the Director of Student Life and Pro Bono Service, Beth Froehling.  More details are to come.

Reading Assignments More ▼

As part of our orientation, please purchase and read over the summer the book, Terror Courts:  Rough Justice at Guantanamo Bay, by Jess Bravin, the Supreme Court reporter for the Wall Street Journal (ISBN 9780300189209).  This book is the American Bar Association’s Silver Gavel Award winner as the best book of the year, and has as its central character a prosecutor by the name of Col. Stu Couch who is a Campbell Law graduate.  Now Judge Couch, Stu will be our Friday lunch speaker during orientation.  -- Dean Leonard

Class assignments are usually posted one to two weeks prior to orientation week.

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I.T. Information - Blackboard, Email, WebAdvisor, Etc. More ▼

Buying a New Computer?

Campbell Law does not require that students have a laptop.  Most of our students do use laptops, and we provide you with wireless internet, wireless printing, and power outlets at each seat in the classrooms.   We do not have a specifications list.   We do have, however, a wonderful IT department with folks who are willing to work with whatever platform you bring us.  Campbell Law will supply you with Microsoft Office if you need it at no charge.

For instructions on accessing WebAdvisor, Blackboard, and Campbell email, please refer to the Computing Services BrochureNote that your email address will contain the first letter of your first name, first letter of your middle name, last name, and day/month of birth.  This is the default format.  If you encounter an issue while setting up your user ID/email address, try substituting an underscore for your middle initial.  If that doesn't work, please contact the HelpDesk.  Their number is listed in the brochure.

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Official Transcripts More ▼

If you have not already done so, please request an official final transcript to be sent directly to:

Attn: Jannelle Sumner

Campbell University School of Law

225 Hillsborough Street, Suite 102

Raleigh, NC 27603

*Please note that although you have sent official transcripts to LSAC, Campbell Law is required to have an official final transcript on file for every student who enrolls.  This is an ABA requirement.  The version sent to LSAC will not suffice.  One must be sent from your degree-granting institution directly to Campbell Law.  We do not need transcripts from every school you attended, only from the school that awarded your bachelor's degree.

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Section Assignments More ▼

1L Section Assignments

LRW section assignments are expected around August 1st.

* If you are a FLEX student or a parent with childcare related needs, please be in touch with the Registrar, Dr. Connie Shipman, at shipman@campbell.edu regarding your section preferences.

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Parking at Campbell Law More ▼

Parking is available for all students. 1Ls park in the Powerhouse Deck, 2.5 blocks away from the law school. The parking fee is $265/year. The University Business Office will automatically bill your account for parking.

Parking for Orientation:

Arrangements will be made for 1Ls to park in the Powerhouse Deck on Monday morning, August 11th, when you arrive for the first day of orientation.

Important Information regarding Powerhouse Deck Parking Rules

Auto Registration and Parking Request Form

Bring your auto registration and parking request form with you on Wednesday, August 13th.  Be sure to fill it out completely, including your license plate number.  You will not be given your parking permit or locker key until this form is complete.  Do not turn the form in early.  Please wait and bring it on August 13th.  If you need decals for two cars, just include the second car and all requested information on the back side of your form.

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Have You Moved? More ▼

If you have relocated, please be sure to provide your updated mailing address, phone, email, etc. to Jannelle so we can update our records.

You may simply email your updated contact information to sumner@campbell.edu

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Class Schedule and Academic Calendar More ▼
Law Library More ▼

The law library is a vital part of your law school education. You will meet the librarians and receive an introduction to the library during orientation. In the meantime, please look over this guide to familiarize yourself with the resources available to you.

http://guides.lib.campbell.edu/orientation

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Textbooks More ▼
Financial Aid / E-Refunds More ▼

Accepting your Loans

If you haven’t completed your loan forms and online federal requirements yet, please do so by July 1st.

Grad Plus Loan Authorization Form

Stafford Direct Loan Authorization Form

E-Refunds

ALL students who wish to receive a financial aid refund MUST sign up for direct deposit. You will need to log into your WebAccess account and locate CashNET in order to sign up.  You only have to sign up for direct deposit once, it will roll over each year.

E-Refund Instructions

Financial Aid Disbursements

The Business Office generally processes financial aid refunds during the last week of August.  After refunds are processed, it usually takes 24 to 48 hours for the funds to reach your bank account. Incorrect banking information entered into the portal will delay the process, so it is imperative that you enter all account information accurately.

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