Welcome to MSU Law

Welcome Incoming Class of 2013! We are very excited to meet you and help you get acclimated to life as a law student at Michigan State University College of Law.

Instructions for this Site

You need to complete this online orientation prior to arriving for Immersion Week on Monday, August 19, 2013. The site includes a lot of vital information to ease your transition into law school, so take the time you need to go through each page at your own pace. Log in each time you return to continue to where you left off.

Contact the Office of Student Engagement if you have any questions after reviewing this site.

Foundations of Law - Syllabus & Materials »

Schedule for Immersion Week (PDF) »


  • Monday, August 19: Arrive for check-in by 8:00 a.m. at Eli Broad Business College (across the street from MSU Law). Check in by section number, pick up your Immersion Week name tag and welcome kit, and then join us for the kick-off.
  • Wednesday, August 21: Join the Office of Advancement and Dean Howarth for a 1L Welcome Social. Bowling and fun will begin at 5:30 p.m. at Spare Time.
  • Thursday, August 22: Wear business attire for the Professionalism in Action Program, which features a discussion on legal ethics with local attorneys and judges.
  • Friday, August 23: Arrive at the MSU Law front lawn no later than 9:00 a.m. Dress appropriately for your Service Project site, and do not bring purses or bags with you.

It should take you approximately 3 1/2 hours to review the entire website and complete all required learning modules and quizzes. You may wish to spend additional time accessing resources through external links provided throughout this site.