Foundations for Legal Study (FLS)
First Year J.D. Orientation and Academic Program 2015
Wednesday, September 16 - Monday, September 21
Congratulations on your acceptance to the University of Washington School of Law!
Foundations for Legal Study will introduce the study of law
and provide practice of the tools you need to be a successful law student at the
University of Washington School of Law.
In order to provide you this all important "jump start" to your career as a law student, the combined
orientation and FLS program begins one week before the start of regular classes in autumn.
As part of the curriculum at the law school, attendance is mandatory.
All communication regarding registration and orientation will be communicated either on this
website and/or via email, so please keep us informed of your current email address by sending your
information to Academic Services at
If you have decided not to enroll in the University of Washington School of Law, please let us know immediately.
We look forward to meeting you in September!
- September 16: FLS Registration & Initial Orientation. Lunch Provided.
- September 28: First day of classes for law students.
See the Academic Calendar for other important dates.