Final Blog: LL.M. Orientation & TWEN

Posted on July 22, 2020

As part of the orientation, 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 get your Westlaw login information during […]

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

Posted on July 22, 2020

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 […]

LL.M. Student Handbook and Orientation Schedule

Posted on July 22, 2020

The LLM 2020-2021 Orientation Guidebook has been developed to give you an overview of information you should know as you start the fall semester at Moritz. Please read this before coming to orientation—it will be worth your time! Also, the LL.M. orientation schedule detailing the events taking place that week can be found here.

Tuition and Fees- How to Pay

Posted on July 13, 2020

In order to pay your tuition/fees/health insurance you have to wait until your scholarship/financial aid has been granted. Here is how you can check your Statement of Account before you pay: Step1: Log into “My Buckeye Link” at Step2: Under the “Finances” tab, select Term “2020 Autumn” Step3: Click on “Statement of Account” highlighted […]

Mentoring and More Program @ Moritz

Posted on July 1, 2020

One of the many support programs we have at Moritz is Mentoring And More @ Moritz, a program to bridge the theory and practice of law. In this program, you are placed in mentoring groups with up to 6 students and at least two mentors, who come from legal firms, legal services organizations, and government […]

Course Registration & Housing Update

Posted on June 23, 2020

Please log on to your student center at and check your “to do list.” In order for us to complete registration, you need to have completed the “Financial Responsibility Statement”. The University Bursar Office requires all new and returning students to complete a financial responsibility statement (FRS) for each term. This is an easy […]

Information About Textbooks & First Day Assignments

Posted on June 16, 2020

As you plan for your courses with Assistant Dean Fernández-Álvarez, you will need to think about buying books. Professors post the book(s) for their classes on the Registrar’s page, in a section called: “Book Order Fall 2020”. In addition to requiring books, many classes will have a prepared electronic package of reading materials. Not all professors […]

Documents Needed NOW for New York Bar Exam

Posted on June 1, 2020

These are the documents you will need to have in the US before Oct. 1st if you plan to take the New York Bar in July next year: 1- Official Transcript(s). You will need an official transcript issued directly from every law school attended that includes the dates of attendance for each period of study, the courses taken and passed […]

Student Visa Document (I-20) Length of Duration

Posted on May 26, 2020

Those of you coming on student visas (F-1) may notice that your OSU-issued I-20s have a 24-month validity (instead of the one academic year length of the program). This does not mean that our program is a two year program. The Master of Laws (LLM) is a 9-month program (one academic year). However, because we […]

Financial Review and Financial Responsibility Statement

Posted on May 26, 2020

If you have been recently admitted, remember that the deadline for Ohio State to receive financial review documents is June 20th. If you submit them after that date, Ohio State might not be able to issue you your visa paperwork on time. Please refer to Blog Post 1 Instructions on the Financial Review process for […]

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