The Incoming Student Experience

The Incoming Student Experience

We are here to help you get ready for your time at BC Law.

Orientation activities, typically held at the end of August, are meant to help you meet your fellow classmates, learn about the resources, programs, and support staff available to you, and begin to gain substantive experience about what it means to study and practice law. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we are not yet certain what that process will look like this year. Over the course of the summer, we will be mixing in a number of live and pre-recorded virtual events, online learning modules and "get to know each other" virtual sessions. Our goal is to provide you with everything you need, while ensuring the health and safety of our community and adhering to Massachusetts state guidelines. 

We will be adding to this website frequently. Please check back and monitor your email for updates.

Admitted Student Website

Start here, with our resources for admitted students.

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Getting Ready for Fall

Everything you need to do before arriving on campus.


COVID-19 Campus FAQs

Monitor this list regularly, as we will be adding new content.

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Content Archive

Please note: the information below is archived from the Class of 2023 incoming student process, to give you a sense of what to expect. We will update this with information for the Class of 2024 in June.

Email updates:

Dean Campus Update: 08.21.20
Next week, we begin an academic year unlike any other we’ve experienced before. More...

Academic & Student Services Update: August 17, 2020
Information about 1L schedules and other important updates. More...

Campus Reopening Update: July 31, 2020
We begin by updating you on our Diversity & Inclusion efforts. More...

Campus Tour

Stuart House CC 1070

Tour Campus with Ambassadors

Three BC Law Ambassadors show incoming students around the Law School.
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1L Bootcamp Kickoff Recording

1L Boot Camp is a collaboration between the Career Services Office and Law Student Association to provide 1Ls with essential career-related programs, information and networking opportunities throughout the year. This event introduces you to the CSO Team, gives you a career road map of 1L year, and updates you about the state of the legal job market. You hear from the President of the BC Law Alumni Board and meet members of the BC law alumni community from all over the country. Start your legal career with a strong network of BC Law alumni and learn how to connect with others going forward. 

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Save the Date: Orientation

Orientation for incoming students will be held virtually from August 26 to August 28th from approximately 12-5pm each day. Most will be recorded and made available. The detailed schedule will be shared soon.

Zero-L: Prepare for Law School

This partnership between BC Law and Harvard provides incoming students a robust introductory online course to get you ready for the fall. Start here with a video from the Dean and Professor Mary Bilder; the formal invite and login instructions for the platform were emailed to all students from the Harvard Canvas system.

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Speak With Admissions

Speak With Us

Due to the campus shutdown, we are scheduling virtual sessions with incoming students. Please choose an option below to book a call with a law school professional or contact a BC Law department. For general university related questions, such as your student ID, student loans and loan deferments, or parking permits, contact University Student Services

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