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NOTICE: The University of Cincinnati College of Law has suspended all in-person prospective student visits. Learn more about our full response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including an admissions Q&A.

In-person visits will resume August 25, 2021.

 

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New Law Building

During the summer of 2022, the College of Law will be moving to a new building on campus. Due to this, building tours will not be offered as part of the standard campus visit to the College of Law.

Prospective Student Visit Opportunities


Currently, the College of Law is offering personal phone calls with prospective students. One of our experienced admission professionals will call you and answer all your most pressing questions. We are also offering students the opportunity to join certain 1L courses virtually and speak with a student ambassador.


Prospective Student Open House

Friday, November 5

Join us for Cincinnati Law's annual Fall Open House. Hear from our faculty, center directors, professional development team, current students and admissions professionals.


Virtual Pathways to UC Law Event

An event for UC undergrads to discover the various pathways they have to Cincinnati Law, including; 3+3, Direct Bearcat Admission, Regular Admission, and more.

  • Thursday, September 16

Virtual Ask Admissions Events

Join us for a short presentation followed by an open Q&A to get all of your most pressing questions answered.

  • Wednesday, September 29
  • Thursday, January 13

World Day of Social Justice

As one of the nation's leading social justice law schools, we are excited to celebrate the World Day of Social Justice.

  • Friday, February 18 - Save the Date

Applicant Student Visit Opportunities


The College of Law is excited to offer phone and video calls as well as in-person visits (beginning Aug 26) with applicants. One of our experienced admission professionals will meet with you to answer all your most pressing questions. We are also offering applicants the opportunity to join certain 1L courses and speak with a student ambassador.

Admitted Student Visit Opportunities


The College of Law is excited to offer phone and video calls as well as in-person visits (beginning Aug 26) with students admitted to the College of Law. One of our experienced admission professionals will meet with you to answer all your most pressing questions. We are also offering admitted students the opportunity to join certain 1L courses, speak with a student ambassador, as well as a member of our Center for Professional Development.


Admitted Student Open Houses – Mar. 4 and Apr. 8, 2022

Join us on Friday, March 4 or Friday, April 8 for our Experience Cincinnati Law Days. During this event you’ll experience various session ranging from faculty and current student panels, to career and networking activities, externship overviews, and our comprehensive bar success programs.

During your virtual visit, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Engage in a lunch and learn followed by mini breakout discussions with law faculty
  • Meet the College of Law Dean, Verna Williams
  • Take an interactive virtual tour led by Student Ambassadors
  • Choose from concurrent interest sessions of your choice, including:  the Ohio Innocence Project, the Urban Morgan Institute for Human Rights, the Center for Race, Gender, & Social Justice, the Corporate Law Center, Career Placement, Student Organizations and more.
  • Join the Admissions team for an optional Q&A following the conclusion of the event

Virtual Ask Admissions Hangouts – Feb. 1, Feb. 15, Mar. 1, Mar. 15, April 1, Apr. 15, 2022

A casual opportunity for applicants and admitted students to logon and speak directly with an admissions representative. This is not a formal presentation, but rather an opportunity to jump on quickly to get any questions you have answered. Registration not required.

Deposited Student Visit Opportunities


Currently, the College of Law is offering personal phone calls for deposited students. In addition, deposited students can join a virtual 1L class and video chat with one of our Admission Experience Champion Ambassadors.


Admitted Student Open Houses – Mar. 4 and Apr. 8, 2022

Join us on Friday, March 4 or Friday, April 8 for our Experience Cincinnati Law Days. During this event you’ll experience various session ranging from faculty and current student panels, to career and networking activities, externship overviews, and our comprehensive bar success programs.

This event is not your cookie-cutter program.

  • Faculty will discuss their advice for incoming 1L's and our Center Directors will share what they are looking for from students applying for our coveted fellowship placements.
  • You'll hear about the many services provided by our Center for Professional Development that will help you build a strong network, have meaningful experiences, and shape a long-term career strategy.
  • You'll find commonality and community in our current students' panel.
  • You'll learn how your outcomes are our greatest priority through our bar success session.

Virtual Ask Admissions Hangouts – Feb. 1, Feb. 15, Mar. 1, Mar. 15, April 1, Apr. 15, 2022

A casual opportunity for applicants and admitted students to logon and speak directly with an admissions representative. This is not a formal presentation, but rather an opportunity to jump on quickly to get any questions you have answered. Registration not required.


Summer Socials – Save the Dates!

  • Virtual Cincy Week: May 23-27, 2022
  • Summer Short Course: May 23-June 24, 2022
  • Graydon OTR Happy Hour: Thursday, June 9, 2022
  • 1L Section Virtual Meetups - TBD

Virtual Tours | Explore campus

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Video Tour of College of Law 

Take a look at the nation’s 4th oldest continuously -operating law school and the Ohio’s first from the comfort of anywhere!


Virtual Tour of UC's Campus

See for yourself what Forbes described as “One of the world’s most beautiful College Campuses.” Explore UC’s Campus from the comfort of your couch!


Visit Resources

Cincinnati's Roebling Suspension Bridge

Your Guide to Cincinnati, Ohio

In the city of Cincinnati, you'll never be bored! Whether you are looking for professional opportunities, creative inspiration, or simply a great place to make memories with friends, you are in for something special in Cincinnati. It is a city in the midst of an exciting urban revival and a place known for its love of the arts, passion for sports, and its seriously impressive local food.

As the center of culture and commerce for a region of more than two million people, the Queen City is an important hub of the Midwest. It's our source for professional opportunities, celebration, and culture. Our backyard is home to nine Fortune 500 companies and lays claim to one of the most vibrant startup ecosystems in the nation. Inhabitants of Cincinnati experience big-city amenities while enjoying a small-town friendliness and collaborative feel that is characteristic of the Midwest


Parking, Directions, & Lodging

While we can't invite you to UC for an in-person visit, we understand if you want to explore campus and the surrounding area on your own. Whether you're local or passing through, check out our recommendations for parking, lodging, and directions below.

Parking

The parking most convenient to the College of Law can be found at the Stratford Heights Parking Garage (preferred), the CCM Parking Garage off Jefferson via Corry Boulevard; or the Clifton Court Garage. USquare (West) Garage on Calhoun is a non-UC garage that is also within walking distance. We will over validation for any UC garage and for U-Square West. You can check live garage availability on the university parking website(Campus Map PDF)

Lodging

For lodging while in the Cincinnati area, we recommend the following hotels:

Directions

  • Travel south on I-75 until you reach the Hopple Street exit. Take the exit to the top of the overpass.
  • Turn left at the light onto Hopple. You will now be traveling east. Cross over I-75. Follow the road up the hill. Note that the street changes its name to Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive.
  • When you reach Clifton Avenue, make a right turn and continue up Clifton Avenue. The College of Law is at the southwestern corner of the campus. The College will be on your left at the corner of Clifton Avenue and Calhoun Street.
  • Take Exit 3 - Taft Rd. exit (marked University of Cincinnati exit). Taft Rd. is one-way heading west and changes to Calhoun Street at Jefferson Avenue.
  • Take Taft/Calhoun to Clifton Avenue.
  • Right on Clifton. The College of Law is at the southwestern corner of the campus. The College will be on your right at the corner of Clifton Avenue and Calhoun Street.
  • Travel north on I-75 until you reach the Hopple Street exit. The exit will be on your RIGHT. Take exit up to the light.
  • Follow the road up the hill. Note that the street changes its name to Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive.
  • When you reach Clifton Avenue, make a right turn and continue up Clifton Avenue. The College of Law is at the southwestern corner of the campus. The College will be on your left at the corner of Clifton Avenue and Calhoun Street
  • Travel north until I-71 merges with I-75 just south of Florence, Kentucky.
  • Stay on I-75 across the river.
  • Follow the directions for approaching the campus on I-75 northbound.

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