Student Services in Portland
Oregon Law students enrolled in the Portland Program have access to a full range of student support services. In addition, the Portland Program offers students with unique opportunities to network and build bridges with Portland-area employers and practitioners.
Student Support and Services
While in Portland, Oregon Law students enrolled in the Portland Program continue to have access to the academic advising, professional development and other student support services offered by the dynamic team of Oregon Law administrators and staff in Eugene. In addition, Portland-based Associate Director Will Glasson is available to counsel Portland students with respect to career planning and professional development opportunities. While in Portland, Oregon Law students are also surrounded by a dedicated team of University librarians, administrators and support staff eager to serve the larger UO Portland student community.
Oregon Law students participating in the Portland Program have access to unique resources and events during the third year of study in Portland. For example, through a mentorship program, each student is matched with a local practitioner-mentor, who can provide frank advice and guidance about making a successful transition from law school to practice in the Portland market. In addition, the Portland Program hosts an exciting guest speaker series, inviting distinguished professionals from the local bar, government, business and the nonprofit sector to share their wisdom and experiences with Oregon Law students.
Beyond the programs and events sponsored by the Law School, Portland offers students with countless opportunities to interact with local attorneys, judges as well as leaders in government, business and nonprofits. The Portland Program maintains an up-to-date calendar of professional and networking events in the Portland area, including bar section and industry events, CLEs, symposia and social receptions. Current students can check the Portland events calendar on Mylaw under the “Registrar” tab.