Making an Appointment

Regardless of major, any student at the university can schedule an appointment with us to discuss questions they might have about law school and legal careers.

How to Make an Appointment

Call 217-333-9669 to schedule an appointment with us.

When to Make an Appointment

Schedule an appointment to discuss:

  • Exploring legal careers.
  • Selecting a course of study/major.
  • Planning for law school.
  • The LSAT.
  • How and when to get letters of recommendation.
  • Questions about the application process.

Appointment Guidelines

Peak Time

Our busiest time of year spans from October through November. During this period, our advisors will frequently be booked in advance. In order for us to better meet your needs, please consider the best time for your appointment.

Personal Statements and Résumés

To have your personal statement or résumé reviewed by an advisor, make an appointment and email the statement or résumé to your advisor at least 2 business days prior to the appointment time. If you can't email the statement or résumé 2 days prior to the appointment, please reschedule.

Learn more about the personal statement or résumé.


Please stay home if you are ill. We are happy to instead meet with you over the phone; just call 217-333-9669 at your appointed time. You are also welcome to reschedule.

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