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Explore UConn Law Online

You can see what life is like at UConn Law before you even set foot on campus. Explore the school virtually through our video viewbook.

Video Viewbook

Meet the Director

Admissions Director Lauren Majchrowski with studentsLauren Majchrowski has served as director of JD admissions at the UConn School of Law for three years and has more than seven 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.
Schedule a 1:1 counseling session with the director of JD Admissions.

To connect with other members of the admissions team, please use the contact information below:

Deb Funke
JD Admissions Assistant
deb.funke@uconn.edu

Expertise Areas: application requirements and policies, waitlist information, engagement opportunities (virtual events, recruiting, and faculty connections)

Rachele Torres
Assistant Director of JD Admissions
Rachele.torres@uconn.edu

Expertise Areas: residency, application requirements and policies, decision process and status, scholarship inquiries, character and fitness, transfer admission

Student Ambassadors

Angelica Matos JenningsAngelica Matos Jennings is a 3L day student with a Bachelor's in Political Science and Global Studies and a Master’s in Political Science from Lehigh University ’12, ‘14G. She began her time at UConn Law as a part-time evening student before transitioning to full-time day her 2L year. A New York City native, she is a first generation, Puerto Rican (or Nuyorican) and spends time with her husband, son, daughter and two dogs in Manchester, Connecticut. At UConn Law, she is President of the Latinx Law Students Association; Chief Administrative Officer of the Student Bar Association; Leadership Fellow; a member of the Diversity, Equity & Belonging Committee, Centennial Planning Committee, Black Law Students Association, Family Law Association, Health Law Interest Group and Human Rights Law Association. Her current legal interests are family law, criminal law, higher education law, human rights law, compliance, health law, and employment law.

To connect with Angelica, reach out to angelica.m.jennings@uconn.edu.

Zoe RussellZoe Russell is a 2L day student with a Bachelor's in English Literature from Trinity College '20. In undergrad, she was a coxswain for the Varsity Women's Rowing team; a tour guide; and studied abroad in Vienna, Austria. At UConn Law, she is a part of the Connecticut Insurance Law Journal, the Negotiations and Dispute Resolution Society, and an e-board member on both the Diversity Alliance and the Business & Transactional Law Society. She is from Westchester, NY and her current legal interests are real estate and land use.

To connect with Zoe, e-mail zoe.russell@uconn.edu.

Sebastian TorresSebastian Torres is a 1L evening student with a Bachelor's in Political Science from Florida State University. His undergrad work focused on advocacy from working in the Florida State Capital to being an SGA Senator and Policy Chair for the FSU Student Union. A Florida native, he comes from a family of immigrants and was the first to be born here in the US. He is currently a member of Latinx Law Students Association, Lambda Law Society, and First Generation Student Association. His current legal focus is on transactional and corporate law.

To connect with Sebastian, e-mail sebastian.torres@uconn.edu

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 for the fall 2021 semester are available on a pre-registration basis only. Schedule your campus tour today!

Why UConn Law

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.

Beginning A New Chapter: Tips for Non-Traditional Students

Friday, December 23, 2021, 12 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.

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Paying For Law School: An Overview of Scholarships and Financial Aid

Friday, December 17, 2021, 12 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.

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