Welcome to the Seattle U Law community! We have created an informative Orientation program that’s designed to:

  • Build foundations for academic success
  • Create a shared understanding of our law school’s values
  • Communicate classroom expectations
  • Convey what it means to enter the legal profession
  • Answer any questions you may have about the law school experience

2023 Summer start students

  • Summer Orientation is on June 6, 7, and 8. Students can choose to attend in-person or online.
  • We will register you for your summer course in May. You can choose between day or evening sections of Criminal Law.
  • Upon registration, you will receive details about required textbooks, first assignments and more.
  • Access Admission students must enroll full-time during the summer session and will receive confirmation in May.
  • Questions regarding summer orientation? Email vot1@seattleu.edu.

2023 Fall start students

  • Online asynchronous learning via Canvas is available starting August 1.
  • Fall Orientation takes place the week of August 14.
  • Students are required to attend fall orientation even if they attended summer orientation.
  • Each student group will have different schedules to attend. Please refer to emails sent by Student Affairs staff for your schedule tailored to your student status.
  • If you have any questions, please email vot1@seattleu.edu.
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2023-24 Admit Packet

This packet will answer many questions about starting your legal education.

Contact Admission

Seattle University School of Law
901 12th Avenue, Sullivan Hall
Seattle, WA 98122-1090
Phone: 206-398-4200
Toll-free: 800-471-1767
Email: lawadmis@seattleu.edu

Important Dates

Priority Application Deadline
March 1, 2023

Spring Visit Day
April 1, 2023

Summer Term Begins
June 20, 2023

Access Admission Program Begins
June 12, 2023

1L Orientation
Week of August 14, 2023

Fall Classes Begin
August 21, 2023