2019 Law School Fair
October 3, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Stop by or stay the whole time!
ARC--Activities and Recreation Center, 201 East Peabody Drive, Champaign, IL 61820
Anyone interested in attending law school! This event is free and open to the public. Illinois juniors, seniors, and alumni considering law school are especially encouraged to attend.
Attending the Fair
At the fair, you can:
- Gather information about law schools that interest you.
- Meet the people who will be reading your law school applications and make a good first impression on them.
- Discover new law schools that would be a good fit for you. Scroll down for a list of attending law schools.
- Talk with admissions professionals about what qualities they seek in a candidate.
- Collect some fun freebies and application fee waivers!
What to Wear and Bring
Dress is business casual. It is not necessary to bring a résumé, but some schools may accept resumes or business cards. Most schools will have a sign-in sheet for you to provide your contact information if you wish. Plan to bring: Pen, a notepad, and your questions about the schools and their programs!
Where to Park
FREE parking is available in Lot E-14, at the corner of First Street and Kirby Avenue in Champaign, directly across from State Farm Center (formerly known as Assembly Hall). Click here for a Google Map of the parking lot.
A limited number of parking spots are available in Lot E-24 directly west of the Activities & Recreation Center, on the corner of First Street and Peabody Drive. Look for metered spots which are bagged and marked Pre-Law Advising Services. Other metered spots may be available on a first-come, first-served basis at the rate of $1 per hour. Click here for a Google Map of this parking lot.
Pre-Law Advisors at Other Schools
You are welcome to bring students to our event--for free! Did you know that you can receive reimbursement for bringing students to the Law School Fair? The Midwest Association of Pre-Law Advisors will reimburse your costs up to $50 per person, with no maximum! Visit the MAPLA website for details.
Details for Law School Representatives
8:30--10:30 Breakfast available (for Law School Representatives)
9:00 Check-in Begins
10:00--2:00 Law Fair
11:30--1:00 Lunch (for Law School Representatives)
Law school materials may be shipped to the facility ONE WEEK prior to the event.
Please ship to:
Attn: MAPLA Law Fair 2019
201 East Peabody Drive
Champaign IL 61820
Email firstname.lastname@example.org. See you at the fair!
Law Schools Attending in 2019
Click on the law school to explore their Admissions page prior to the fair.