Pre-Recorded Resources Part 1

Complete these sessions by August 12 at 9:00 am

These first-year JD orientation sessions are pre-recorded for you to watch on your own schedule. All sessions are mandatory and must be completed by August 12 at 9:00 am PT (the start of live Orientation sessions). 

All Orientation sessions can be accessed through bCourses.

There are three parts to Orientation:

  1. Pre-recorded sessions to complete by August 12 at 9:00 am PT (see below)
  2. Pre-recorded sessions to complete by August 14 at 5:00 pm PT
  3. Live sessions via Zoom on August 12-14

Please complete all these mandatory sessions.

What Who

Welcome Remarks

Erwin Chemerinsky
Dean and  Jesse H. Choper Distinguished Professor of Law

Kristin Alvarez
Assistant Dean, Admissions and Financial Aid

Berkeley Law’s Honor Code and Integrity in the Legal Profession
Berkeley Law Alumni

Introduction to the US Court System Cheryl Berg
Professor of Legal Writing


If you need accommodations for Orientation, please contact Kyle Kate Dudley at

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