We hope you are enjoying your summer and are looking forward to your arrival in August. Orientation begins the evening of Wednesday, August 21, 2013 and continues all day Thursday, August 22, 2013. Please review the detailed orientation schedule and all materials in the electronic orientation packet below. A second orientation packet will be mailed to all incoming students during the week of July 8.
We ask all of you, including evening-division students, to make plans to attend the entire orientation program. Because orientation is an essential introduction to law school, attendance is mandatory. Dress for orientation is business casual. You will have the opportunity to have your student directory photo taken on the first day of orientation.
Your Rocket ID number is your student identification number. This number will allow you to create and access your Toledo Law email and create your UTAD account, which will allow you to view your student account on the myUT Portal. You should have received this number during the seat deposit application process. If you do not have your Rocket ID number, please contact the Office of Admissions as soon as possible.
The University requires two official transcripts from your undergraduate degree-granting institution, and one official transcript from each graduate school and/or law school in which you have been enrolled for credit. You will not be able to register for law classes until we have received your transcript(s).
Official transcripts bear the institutional seal and must show the award of your degree and the date your degree was granted. If you are a recent graduate, transcripts should not be sent until your degree is posted on the transcript.
If you have not already done so, please request the Registrar at your higher education institution(s) to send your transcripts to:
The University of Toledo
College of Law
2801 W. Bancroft St., MS 507
Toledo, OH 43606
1. Class Schedules & Textbooks
The Office of Admissions will prepare class schedules for all incoming first-year students. Your class schedule will be released the week of July 8, at which time you will need to register for the selected courses online via the myUT Portal. It is an honor code violation to change your class schedule without express permission from the Associate Dean.
You may authorize your vehicle for parking on main campus by purchasing a parking permit. To purchase a parking permit, log in to the myUT Portal and under the Law tab, click the Request/Update Parking Permit link under the My Accounts section. Please visit Parking Services for parking-related FAQs and current rates. Note: you will not be able to purchase a parking permit until you register for Fall 2013 courses.
3. Rocket Card
The Rocket Card is the official University of Toledo Identification Card. Your Rocket Card provides access to academic buildings, the Student Recreation Center, and the Student Medical Center. You may order your Rocket Card through the Rocket Card Request System. Please note that there is a one-time fee of $35, and you must upload digital photo of yourself when placing your order. Note: you will not be able to order a Rocket Card until you register for Fall 2013 courses.
After you receive your schedule, please log in to the myUT Portal, and under the Law tab, click the Fall 2013 Syllabi/First Assignments/Books link for course information and textbooks. Books may be purchased online, through one of our campus bookstores or at the student to student book sale during orientation on Wednesday, August 21.
Throughout the year, local apartment communities provide housing information to the Office of Admissions. This information is not all-inclusive, but we are happy to provide it to incoming students upon request. We recommend that students consider the information published by The University of Toledo Off-Campus Housing Department, Apartment Guide, For Rent Guide, and Rent.com for additional information.
All international students are required to attend both the Toledo Law orientation, scheduled for August 21 & 22, 2013, and the International Student Orientation. International Student Orientation is hosted by the Office of International Student Services and will be held on Thursday, August 8, 2013 from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Please plan to be in Toledo by August 8 in order to attend this orientation. Both orientations are mandatory.
The Student Bar Association is an all-purpose service organization through which the student becomes an integral part of Toledo Law. Through elected class representatives, every individual has an active voice in matters concerning the law school. The organization also sponsors various social and academic activities.
The University of Toledo is a student-centered institution, and as such provides numerous services and activities to assist you in reaching your personal and educational goals.