Admitted Student Information – Faulkner Law

Admitted Student Information


Fall 2023

Welcome to Faulkner Law!

The faculty, staff, and administration look forward to welcoming you to campus as you begin your law school education. This website provides helpful information regarding Online Registration and New Student Orientation as well as other details that will be essential as you start law school.

This website will be updated throughout the summer with additional information regarding New Student Orientation, Registration, and the first week of class. Continue checking back for more details. 

If you have Admissions questions, please reach out to the Faulkner Law Admissions Office. If you have questions about New Student Orientation, please email the Assistant Dean of Students, Assistant Dean Jennifer DeBoer.

New Student Orientation 2023

As you begin your law school career, the Law School hosts New Student Orientation to assist law students in their transition to the unparalleled academic rigors of law school. 

Orientation Schedule

New Student Orientation will be held on Thursday, August 10 through Friday, August 11, 2023, on campus at Faulkner University in the Harris Business Building (Room 109).

All full-time schedule students are required to attend both days of New Student Orientation. Executive schedule students are encouraged to attend. The sessions will be live-streamed on the Academic Success site in Canvas for executive schedule students to view during the sessions. The sessions will also be recorded for all students to have access to at a later time.

Thursday, August 10

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.: Check-In

9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.: Morning Sessions

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.: Lunch (provided)

1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.: Afternoon Sessions


Friday, August 11

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.: Morning Sessions

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.: Lunch (provided)

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.: Afternoon Sessions

6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.: SBA 1L Welcome Event, 12 W. Jefferson St., Suite U, Montgomery, AL

Faulkner Law New Orientation Schedule 2023

Orientation Sign Up

Sign ups for Orientation have closed. If you plan to attend Orientation but have not signed up yet, please email Assistant Dean Jennifer DeBoer at by noon on Wednesday, August 9th.

Orientation Dress Code

The New Student Orientation dress code is business casual on Thursday, August 10. On Friday, August 11, please dress in business professional attire.

Orientation Photos

Incoming students will have their photos taken on the first day of Orientation. This photo will be used for your student I.D. and for the 1L student directory that is provided to faculty.

Executive schedule students who are not available to attend Orientation will have their photos taken the first weekend of class.

Parking Decal

Every Faulkner Law student must have a University parking decal displayed on his/her vehicle. To register for a parking decal, please complete the Faulkner University Parking Decal Form. If an incoming student completes this form prior to August 1st, the decal will be available at Orientation Check-In.


SBA 1L Welcome Event

Housing Information

Faulkner Law does not have on-campus housing for law students. There are many outstanding apartments and neighborhoods that are a short drive from campus. We encourage you to start planning for your move today.  More information about suitable housing options may be obtained by calling the Admissions Office.

Hotel Information

Executive Schedule Students: If you are looking at hotel options in the area, here is a list of hotel options including those hotels offering discounts for Faulkner University students. 

First Day of Class 2023

Full-time Schedule

The first day of class for full-time schedule students will be on Monday, August 14, 2023.

Executive Schedule

The first day of online classes for Executive Schedule students will be on Sunday, August 13, 2023. The first day of in-person, on campus classes for Executive Schedule students will be on Friday, August 18, 2023.

Academic Calendar and Schedules

Faulkner University E-mail

Information about how to obtain your Faulkner University e-mail address will be sent in late May.

Course Registration

All incoming first year students will take the required courses set by the curriculum. The Law Registrar will assign each incoming student’s classes. Information about course registration, textbooks, and book vouchers will be posted in early July. 

Faulkner's Online Bookstore

Faulkner University's official bookstore is located at

Book Vouchers

Once you have completed online registration AND have completed the financial aid process, you may request a book voucher. Students may choose to request a book voucher to purchase their books through the online bookstore.

Book Voucher Request - Fall 2023

This book voucher form should be returned to Erin Bryson in Student Accounts. Her email address is

After the bookstore has time to process the entry, an email with the voucher ID and other information will be sent to the email address provided on the voucher request form. Unused funds will be returned to the student's account after the bookstore notifies the Student Accounts Office of the amount remaining.

Helpful Academic Success Resources to Prepare for Class

In preparing for your first class, it will be beneficial to learn how to read legal opinions and brief cases. Please review the following items prior to Orientation. If you will not be in attendance for Orientation, please review these items before the first day of class.

How to Read a Legal Opinion: A Guide for New Law Students

Utilize the Case Brief Template when preparing case briefs for class. Please note that this template can be adapted for each professor's class.

Case Brief Template

Welcome Week 2023

Welcome Week T-Shirt Design with Law School Building on Shirt

Register for the Biscuits baseball game and purchase a Welcome Week Shirt at


RSVP to the Biscuits Baseball Game by Thursday, August 17th

Purchase a Welcome Week shirt by Friday, August 11th at 2pm CST

Page updated: August 7, 2023