Student News

Active Shooter Presentation

Wednesday, January 15, 3:00 p.m. – 3.45 p.m., Pelzer Classroom

VUPD safety presentation on what to expect and how to react to an active shooter in the law school. Open to all students, staff and faculty.

How to Handle an Upset Customer Presentation

Wednesday, January 15, 3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., Pelzer Classroom

VUPD presentation on what to expect and how to react to an irate student or customer in the law school. Open to all staff and faculty.

New Fee Structure for Illinois Bar Exam

During the week of December 2nd, The Illinois Board of Admissions to the Bar announced that the bar examination fee will increase from $400 to $500 for the July 2014 Bar Exam.  The bar examination fee is in addition to the $450 character and fitness registration fee. As such, the total fee will be $950 rather than $850.

Important Information regarding the Washington State Bar Examination 

On November 27th, the Washington State Bar Association notified the law school that applicants with any character and fitness issues that are not resolved at least 60 days prior to the exam will not permitted to sit for the bar exam.  Most of the people who fall into this category will be applicants who have serious and/or complicated character and fitness issues requiring extraordinary investigation or a hearing, or applicants who are not prepared for or do not cooperate with the character and fitness investigation.  Additionally, starting with the July 2014 bar exam, Washington State Bar Association will begin accepting applications on February 1st with a first filing deadline of March 5, 2014.

December Graduates Commencement Information

Commencement on December 15, 2013 at 2:30 p.m., Chapel of the Resurrection

The commencement ceremony for the December grads, including the Law School, is at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, December 15, in the Chapel of the Resurrection; lineup for that event is at 1:30 p.m. Student lineup is along the south wall in the back of the chapel where you will receive reader cards then students will move up the stairs to the balcony of the chapel. The ceremony begins at 2:30 p.m. in the Chapel of the Resurrection. A reception in the Ballroom of the Harre Union will follow the ceremony.

Wesemann Café Menu

For the menu (week of 12/9/13), please click on the following link: Menu