Campus Preview Weekend 2020

Experience Minnesota Law

Welcome to Minnesota Law!

On behalf of the Admissions office and Dean Jenkins, congratulations on your admission and welcome to the University of Minnesota Law School. Minnesota Law is one of the most preeminent law schools in the nation. For more than a century, we’ve been known as one of the nation’s leading public law schools. Here you will find exceptional and engaged faculty, a collegial learning environment, and broad, innovative, and rigorous curriculum. We encourage you to check out this site’s engaging videos and publications that we created for you to learn more about Minnesota Law. Again, congratulations and we hope you join us!

First Look Fridays (info sessions)

You've been admitted, and now you're ready to experience what it is like to be a student at Minnesota Law.  We offer a variety of events that showcase our faculty, location, students, and curriculum.  Here are the schedules:

Virtual sessions:  12:15pm-2:20pm CST over Zoom. Learn more about employment outcomes, next steps in the admissions process, talk to current students, and observe a 1L class.

In-Person session:  10:30am-2:20pm CST at the Law School.  Learn more about employment outcomes, next steps in the admissions process, talk to current students, and observe a 1L class. You will also connect with professors and alumni during lunch at a local restaurant.

Gopher Gatherings (informal virtual events)

Looking for a way to connect with Admissions or current students? Have a quick question or want to learn more about Minnesota Law? Join us on Zoom for informal admitted student events. All times are CST.

  • January 17 at 6:00pm:  Meet and Greet & Trivia 
  • February 2 at 3:00pm:  Student Life 
  • February 16 at 4:00pm:  Winter, Housing, and Moving to MN - Register
  • March 2 at 12:00pm:  Breakout Rooms with Student Org Leaders - Register
  • March 21 at 7:00pm:  Campus Preview Weekend & Trivia - Register
  • April 6 at 2:00pm:  Q&A with Dean Jenkins - Register
  • April 20 at 7:00pm:  Breakout Rooms with Classmates - Register
  • May 18 at 11:00am:  Next Steps with Student Affairs & Registrar - Register

Campus Preview Weekends

Join us for our premier admitted student weekend events!  Experience Minneapolis, hear from faculty and students, network with alumni, and learn more about the transformative education at Minnesota Law.  Details and registration can be found on the Campus Preview Weekend section of the admitted student website.

Individual Tours

If you're unable to attend Campus Preview Weekend or a First Look Friday event, you are welcome to take a tour of Mondale Hall with one of our current student ambassadors.  To schedule an individual tour, please email

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Read student stories, see pictures of Law School events, and get involved with Minnesota Law students and faculty. Our YouTube channel features lectures from special guests and interviews with faculty and students.

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