New Student Orientation

Welcome to WilmU Law!

Congratulations! We are excited to meet YOU, the inaugural class, at Wilmington University School of Law.  Orientation serves as an introduction to your law school experience, acquainting you with the classroom, library, faculty, staff, and other members of the Wilmington legal community.   

Orientation 2023 takes place Monday, August 14 through Wednesday, August 16 at the School of Law, located at the Brandywine Campus. Events take place in the evenings from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm each night. Dinner will be provided. All incoming students are expected to participate in the full orientation program. Additional activities will be completed virtually through Canvas in your student portal.


Monday, August 14 – Joining the Legal Community

Highlights: Welcome from the Dean, Honor Code Oath, Developing Professional Identity, and Introductory Legal Skills

Tuesday, August 15 – Basics for 1L Students at WilmU

Highlights: Meet WilmU Campus Representatives, Financial Literacy, Wellness, and Introductory Legal Skills

Wednesday, August 16 – Learning from Others’ Experiences

Highlights: Networking with the Legal Community, Civility and Challenging Conversations, Civics 101

Admitted Students Events and Resources

Admitted Students Events and Resources
Enrollment Begins:

All 1L students who have completed pre-registration requirements will be enrolled in late June. Check your email during June for details.  Students admitted after initial registration will be enrolled on a rolling basis.

Laptop Requirement:

All incoming students are required to have a laptop computer. For details on the laptop minimum specifications, see Laptop Requirement.


The Office of Student Accessibility Services facilitates equal access to Wilmington University programs and activities for students with documented physical, sensory, learning, or psychological disabilities. Students must contact and self-identify with Student Accessibility Services and furnish proper documentation of their disability in order to receive available services and/or accommodations. Office of Student Accessibility Services | Wilmington University (

Law School 101:

Participate in a free, online introduction to law school course with Professor Finkelstein. Participants must be enrolled J.D. (Juris Doctor). students for the fall semester at Wilmington University. Sessions will meet synchronously online in the evenings of July 24 - 27.


Textbook and course materials will be available in the Campus Store at Brandywine in August.

University ID Card:

Obtain your WilmU ID, which can be issued following your class registration. A University ID card is required to be prominently displayed at all WilmU locations. Visit the Security Desk at the Brandywine Campus to obtain your card.


If you have questions about New Student Orientation, registration for classes, or transitioning to the Wilmington University School of Law, please contact Dean Meehan.

Campus Address:

Brandywine Campus
10 Beaver Valley Road
Wilmington, DE 19803

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