Experience UCI Law

For anyone applying to law school, it is important that they do their due diligence by gathering information that will empower them to make an informed decision - a decision that is based on research, fit, and an alignment of values. Experience UCI Law is a series of in-person and virtual programming designed to show prospective student s why UCI Law has become one of the top law schools in the nation in such a short period of time. 

In-Person Opportunities to Experience UCI Law

Visiting law schools allows you to see first-hand our learning and living environment, which is helpful in your law school admissions journey. Current opportunities to visit campus in-person are posted below. Note: In-person opporutnities to visit campus are posted below. Walk-in appointments or unscheduled tours are not permitted.   

UCI Law 101 - Information Sessions & Tours

UCI Law 101 is a comprehensive program designed to provide guests an overview of the UCI Law student experience. Program includes a presentation on our application process, a discussion on how to put together a successful application beyond numbers, and a current student panelFollowing the information session, student panelists will lead guests on a tour of the law school and for those interested, a short walking tour of the UCI campus. UCI Law 101 is approximately 2 hours.  

  • UCI Law 101: Saturday, September 16, 2023; 10:00 a.m.
  • UCI Law 101: Saturday, October 21, 2023; 10:00 a.m.; REGISTER
  • UCI Law 101: Saturday, November 4, 2023; 10:00 a.m.; REGISTER
  • UCI Law 101: Saturday, December 2, 2023; 10:00 a.m.; REGISTER

Law School Tours  

In-person tours of the law school are available on select dates during the fall semester. Guests who would like to attend a tour must register and have a confirmed reservation. Law school tours are approximately 50 minutes. Please be sure to arrive on time as tours are led by our Admissions Ambassadors who are volunteering their time in between classes on their lunch break.   

  • Law School Tour: Thursday, September 14, 2023; 12:00 p.m.
  • Law School Tour: Tuesday, September 26, 2023; 12:00 p.m.; REGISTER
  • Law School Tour: Friday, October 27, 2023; 12:00 p.m.; REGISTER
  • Law School Tour: Monday, November 20, 2023; 12:00 p.m.; REGISTER
  • Law School Tour: Wednesday, November 29, 2023; 12:00 p.m.; REGISTER

Virtual Opportunities to Experience UCI Law

If you are not located in Southern California, we offer multiple ways you can connect with our community virtually.  

Specialized Information Sessions

Virtual Information Sessions offer insight into our J.D. program but also offer specific topics that may be of interest to you. When available, our virtual specialized information sessions will include current students. All virtual information sessions are approximately 50 minutes.   

  • Early Decision: Thursday, September 21, 2023; 12:00 p.m.
  • Reapplicants: Tuesday, October 3, 2023; 12:00 p.m.; REGISTER
  • Scholarships & Financial Aid: Wednesday, November 1, 2023; 12:00 p.m.; REGISTER

AMAs - Ask Me Anything Sessions

"Ask Me Anything" virtual sessions are interactive opportunities for you to chat with and ask questions to current UCI Law students via Zoom. Current students offer a unique perspective that will be useful to you as you go through the law school admissions process. Some AMAs are general in nature while others offer a specific perspective. AMAs will not include any law school administrators and are approximately 50 minutes. Additional AMA's with various student groups may be scheduled throughout the fall semester. 

  • Admissions Ambassadors AMA: Monday, September 25, 2023; 7:00 p.m.; REGISTER
  • Admissions Ambassadors AMA: Wednesday, October 25, 2023; 7:00 p.m.; REGISTER

Admissions Advising Appointments

We love chatting with prospective students and are more than happy to answer questions about our application process. These 20-minute virtual appointments are intended to answer your specific questions only. Anything discussed in these meetings will have no bearing on the application review process. To schedule a virtual appointment with an Admissions Counselor, please check their availability by clicking on their names below.   

Schedule a Virtual Appointment:

Liam Gillen >  Ben Kwak > Colleen Roney >

Financial Aid Advising Appointments

Our Student Financial Services staff offer virtual appointments to discover how students finance their legal education, including merit scholarships, need-based grants, and outside scholarship opportunities. In addition, they also provide guidance on debt management and budgeting for law students, loan repayment forgiveness programs.

Schedule a Virtual Appointment:

Nasreen Zia >    Jennifer Terrazas >

One-on-One with an Admissions Ambassador

If you prefer to connect with our ambassador individually, you can make that request via our Admissions Ambassadors website. Because our ambassadors are volunteers and full-time law students, conversations will mostly be via email. However, if ambassador’s schedule allows, they may be able to schedule a brief virtual appointment.   

UCI Law Virtual Tour

We understand that some prospective students might not be able to make the trip to Irvine to see our beautiful campus in person, we invite you to check out our virtual tour.  

Launch Experience

Page updated 09/06/2023