Posted on August 8, 2016

As part of the orientation on the week of Aug. 15th, you will get your id/password for the three major legal research engines (Westlaw, Lexis Nexis, and Bloomberg). Many professors will create a TWEN page for their classes. You will be able to access those TWEN pages (and print syllabi or other assignments) after you […]

Orientation Schedule, Possible On-Campus Job, and Campus Parc Parking Permits

Posted on August 5, 2016

Orientation Click on the link to view the updated Orientation Schedule: 2016 Orientation Schedule Remember that all sessions are mandatory. You will get to meet your classmates, learn about academic expectations of the program, practice case reading and briefing, listen to career development opportunities and meet some professors among many other interesting sessions. We have […]

Pay Your Tuition/Fees

Posted on August 2, 2016

If you log onto your student center, you should see already that your tuition/fees for the fall semester are already posted. You can certainly pay as soon as you can, or as late as Aug. 15th. If you believe that you will have difficulty making the payment by Aug. 15th, but you are working towards […]

Preparing for the First Day of Classes

Posted on July 28, 2016

Please see our previous entry about purchasing your books here. While still not all professors have listed their books, you can search which courses/professors have books listed and you can start thinking about buying them. We suggest buying used books on once you arrive to the US if you want to find cheaper options. […]

Utilities, Financial Responsibility Statement, and How to Pay Tuition

Posted on July 25, 2016

Utilities: Please read the utilities info guide, to learn how utilities (heating, cooling, cable/internet) work in the United States. Financial Responsibility Statement: Please fill out your financial responsibility statement. OSU requires that students fill out this statement every semester. This is an easy three step process that takes less than five minutes to complete. Go to […]

Mandatory On-Campus LL.M. Orientation – Aug. 15-19th

Posted on July 21, 2016

Please note that the orientation schedule below is MANDATORY. You must attend all sessions. Click here for a tentative schedule of orientation. Please note that the schedule is subject to change. Most of the sessions will be done at Drinko Hall (the law school, which is located at 55 W. 12th Ave., Columbus). Please mark […]

Verify Course Registration and Financial Aid

Posted on July 11, 2016

To verify your course registration list for both the Fall and Spring semesters, please log on to your “Student Center” through Here are the steps to log on and check your classes: Go to On the left side of the page, inside the red box that is labeled “My Student Center,” click “Log […]

Important Reminders

Posted on June 30, 2016

We are rapidly approaching the coming academic year, and we have some important notes and reminders. Please sign up for the Mentoring and More Program @ Moritz. This program provides all students with the opportunity to network and meet American attorneys. You can read more and sign up online at Please note that the […]

Bar Exam Reminder

Posted on June 23, 2016

If you are planning to take the New York bar exam following graduation, you need to start collecting your documentation and materials for submission PRIOR to the start of the semester. Please refer to our previous post for details on what you need for the New York bar application process. If you are planning to […]

Parking On-Campus, PLUS How to Get Around Campus & Columbus

Posted on June 15, 2016

Though Columbus does have a public transportation system, you should be aware that it is not quite as comprehensive as you may be used to, especially if you come from a big city.  Most students will not opt to buy a car, but will rather travel by bus or on foot. OSU students may ride […]

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