Outside of Illinois Law School Open House/Visits

If you haven’t already, NOW is the time to plan your law school visits! We’ve already posted about Illinois law school visits here, but what about law schools outside of Illinois? Here is a roundup of Open House days or visit opportunities at law schools located outside of Illinois that are popular with Illini.

(Outside of Illinois) Big 10 Law Schools

Indiana University Maurer School of Law (click here to RSVP)

  • Admissions Information Session–Saturday, Dec. 8, 1-3 pm
  • Virtual Admissions Information Session–Nov. 29, 6-7 pm EASTERN (5-6 pm Central)
  • Individual visits can also be scheduled if you can’t attend these sessions

University of Iowa College of Law (click here)

  • Iowa Law Open House–Feb. 16, 2019 (register here)
  • Individual tours and class visits, along with self-guided tours, available

University of Michigan Law School offers individual visits here

  • Tours, classes, and appointments with an admissions counselor on most weekdays between 8 and 5; if you want to visit a class, however, we recommend avoiding Fridays because few classes are available.

Michigan State University Law School

University of Minnesota Law School 

Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

Penn State Law 

University of Wisconsin Law (click here)

Other (Outside Illinois) Law Schools Popular with Illini Applicants

Boston University Law School (click here)

  • BU Law Open House–Saturday, December 1, 9:15-11:00 am.
  • Offers class visits with a posted schedule of available classes online
  • Webinars upcoming:
    • Admissions Counselor Office Hours with a Current Student–Nov. 28 at 3:00 pm Eastern
    • Financial Aid and Admissions Office Hours–Dec. 10 at 5:30 pm Eastern

Emory Law (click here)

  • Offers information sessions every Tuesday and Friday at 10:00 am during the fall semester
  • Classroom observations have ended for fall but will be available again during spring semester
  • A campus virtual tour is also available here

Georgetown Law (click here)

  • JD Information Sessions and Guided Tours offered Nov. 30, Dec. 7, and Dec. 17
  • Self-guided tours and class visits (sitting in on a law school class) are offered for those who cannot make the sessions

George Washington Law (click here)

  • Student-led tours and class visits offered through Nov. 14. Contact the school to arrange visits after that date.

Notre Dame Law School (click here)

  • Offers class observations, admission sessions, and tours for prospective students on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays


  • Tours are offered on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, and class visits are available by appointment. Click here to schedule.
  • UCLA Law Liveguide (online sessions with current students) recordings on a variety of topics are available to watch here

Vanderbilt Law School 

Washington University Law School (click here)

  • Open Houses will be held Feb. 1 and March 1
  • Details on scheduling individual visits, along with sample visitor schedules, can be arranged online
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