Connect with Admissions
Fall Open Houses
The UConn Law community encourages you and your guests to join us for one of two Fall Open Houses:
Both sessions will introduce you to key community members, provide useful application advice, and enhance your understanding of the opportunities waiting for you at UConn Law. Guests will also embark on a guided, interactive walking tour of our beautiful and historic campus. Attendance will be capped at 100 guests per session, so early registration is recommended.
Virtual Information Sessions
These 45-minute webinar sessions will be led by the Director of JD Admissions and provide tips and tricks relating to particular application components or applicant profiles.
Everything You Need to Know About Personal Statements
Tuesday, September 19, 2023 - 6:00 p.m. ET
The personal statement provides applicants an opportunity to explain who they are and why they’re pursuing a law degree. In this session, we’ll discuss best practices, common mistakes, and what reviewers are looking for when reading a personal statement. Register now.
Everything You Need to Know About Letters of Recommendation
Tuesday, October 3, 2023 - 6:00 p.m. ET
Often times, a letter of recommendation can make or break an application file. Attend this session to receive tips on how to source the most effective letters of recommendation. Register now.
Addend…um?: How to Address Character & Fitness Issues and Other Addenda-Worthy Circumstances
Tuesday, October 31, 2023 - 6:00 p.m. ET
Most law school applications allow for (if not require) the submission of addenda, supplemental statements designed to provide additional context about your candidacy. This session will help you understand when addenda are required, when they are recommended, and how best to draft them. Register now.
Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Tips for First-Generation Students
Tuesday, November 14, 2023 - 6:00 p.m. ET
If you’re the first in your family to pursue a J.D. or even a college degree, you may not be sure where to look for answers about the application process and law school in general. This session will speak specifically to the concerns of the first-generation law student. Register now.
Beginning A New Chapter: Tips for Non-Traditional Students
Tuesday, November 28, 2023 - 6:00 p.m. ET
Perhaps you haven’t been in a classroom for a while. Maybe you pursued a different career or had to prioritize family responsibilities before law school. Now that you’re ready to begin a new chapter, attend this session to determine how a “non-traditional” applicant can assemble a compelling application file. Register now.
Paying For Law School: An Overview of Scholarships and Financial Aid
Tuesday, December 12, 2023 - 6:00 p.m. ET
Law school is an investment, perhaps one of the largest you will make in your lifetime. Be sure to join us for an overview of the types of financial aid available, resources to reduce your dependence on student loans, and other valuable advice on financing your legal education. Register now.
Meet the Director
Lauren Terbush has served as director of JD admissions at the UConn School of Law for five years and has ten years’ experience in law school admissions. She is happy to meet with any applicant or prospective student who has questions about their candidacy, the admissions process and policies, the JD program or the law school community. She is a proud first-generation college and law school graduate who specializes in providing tailored advice regardless of where potential students are in their law school admission journeys.
To connect with other members of the admissions team, please use the contact information below:
JD Admissions Assistant
Expertise Areas: application requirements and policies, waitlist information, engagement opportunities (virtual events, recruiting, and faculty connections)
Assistant Director of JD Admissions
Expertise Areas: residency, application requirements and policies, decision process and status, scholarship inquiries, character and fitness, transfer admission
Jacqueline Stevens is a 2L day student who received her Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from California State University, Fullerton. While at CSUF, Jacqueline was a member of the Criminal Justice Honors Society (Alpha Phi Sigma) and the Pre-Law Society. She also interned at the Riverside District Attorney's Office for five months before entering Law school. She currently serves as the intramural director for the Mock Trial Society and is a Moot Court Board member. She is also a member of the Negotiations and Dispute Resolution Society and the Women Law Students' Association. Jacqueline is interested in pursuing a criminal law career.
To connect with Jackie, e-mail email@example.com.
Sebastian Torres is a 3L evening student with a Bachelor's in Political Science from Florida State University. His undergraduate work focused on advocacy where he assisted in lobbying efforts in the Florida State Capital and also worked on improving his school as an SGA Senator and later a Policy Chair for the FSU Student Union. A Florida native, he comes from a family of Latino immigrants and is of the first generation to be born here in the US. He is currently a member of Connecticut Public Interest Law Journal, Student Bar Association, and the UConn Soccer Club. His current legal focus is on public interest with a concentration in legal analysis and policy advocacy.
To connect with Sebastian, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Virtual and In-Person Campus Tours
The beautiful UConn Law campus is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. We are located in the West End of Hartford, midway between New York and Boston and 28 miles from the university’s main campus in Storrs. The campus spans 17 acres and comprises five Gothic-style buildings. Take a closer look:
Ready to see our beautiful campus in person? Student-guided campus tours are available on a pre-registration basis only. Schedule your campus tour today!