TRINITY LAW SCHOOL
Fall 2023 Orientation is scheduled for Friday, August 11, and Saturday, August 12, 2023, from 9 AM – 5 PM Pacific each day.
Orientation will be held at:
All Orientation sessions are mandatory. In-person attendance both days is strongly encouraged for all, but required for those within a 100-mile zip code radius of campus. Students who are unable to attend in person will be able to participate in the live stream. Updates will be posted to this page as they are available.
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At Orientation you will:
If you have not done so already, please:
Required textbooks will be listed in each syllabus. Students must purchase books prior to the start of school because readings are due at the first class.
Since Trinity Law School does not sell books directly, you are welcome to purchase your textbooks at any retailer of your choice.
Optional books to also consider while you prepare for school are on our Suggested Reading for Incoming Law Students
Flex Track students receive additional materials for Baby Bar preparation separately.
Complete the 2023-2024 FAFSA at studentaid.gov and directly your FAFSA to E00961 Trinity International University-California Campus.
Plan ahead for the Cost of Attendance (COA) by reviewing the following:
Study at, or graduation from, this law school may not qualify a student to take the Bar Examination or be admitted to practice law in jurisdictions other than California. A student who intends to seek admission to practice law outside of California should contact the admitting authority in that jurisdiction for information regarding its education and admissions requirements.
Additional information about practicing in other states can be found in Chart 3 of the ABA’s Comprehensive Guide to Bar Admission as well as on the website of the National Conference of Bar Examiners.
MATERIALS: Materials (not textbooks) are provided by mail after Orientation. Be sure to update your current address in your Student Portal or by contacting your Admissions Counselor directly.
LIVE SESSION CLASS TIMES will be listed in your syllabi, which are available after you Register. You may see a preview of the schedule here.
Every law student attending a California law school must register as a New Law Student with the State Bar of California within 90 days of beginning Juris Doctor studies. This is a one-time requirement. The procedure is outlined here.
Click here for referrals to local housing near our campus.
Trinity Law School is located in southern California, in the heart of Orange County, about 1 hour south of Los Angeles, and 1.5 hours north of San Diego.
We are serviced by several airports. The nearest airport is John Wayne International (SNA), approximately 15 minutes from campus.
Other airports include:
Though Trinity Law School does not provide on-campus housing nor reserve blocks of rooms at hotels, we provide the following suggestions for out of town guests.
Popular places to stay include:
Note that Orientation will be held off campus at Hotel Fera Anaheim in Orange, CA.
Our dedicated faculty members will provide the guidance you need to push you toward a successful legal career.