Prospective Students Visit

Open Houses, Information Sessions, and Visit Opportunities

The best way to preview your experience as a Marquette law student is to attend one of our open houses, information sessions or individual visits.

To arrange a Law School visit, contact the Office of Admissions at (414) 288-6767 or submit your request online. Our visits fill quickly! We strongly encourage you to make arrangements at least one week in advance of your visit. Class and faculty visits require at least two weeks advance notice.

Questions that can be addressed on your visit:

  • The law school application and admissions process
  • Law school programs and requirements
  • Student services and student life
  • Marquette Law School tuition and costs
  • Financial aid options: scholarships and loans
  • Career planning

Marquette Law School tour includes:

A tour of the Law School led by a current law student is scheduled to follow each information or precede each open house. Tours will explore the entire facility.

  • Ray & Kay Eckstein Law Library
  • Tory Hill Cafe
  • On-site fitness center
  • Student study rooms
  • St. Edmund Campion Chapel
  • Smart classrooms
  • Two state-of-the-art courtrooms--appellate and trial
  • Aitken Reading Room
  • Conference center
  • Zilber Forum 

The Law School’s Ray and Kay Eckstein Hall is located at 1215 W. Michigan St., Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Directions are available here. For visitors from out of town, Marquette has compiled resources on hotels near campus.

Open House Schedule

Saturday, January 25, 2014, 10:00 a.m.
Saturday, March 1, 2014, 10:00 a.m.
RSVP for a Marquette Law open house.

Open houses are a comprehensive look at Marquette Law School, featuring admissions and financial aid information, an overview of full- and part-time enrollment options and a panel featuring several current students. Optional tours of the Law School are available prior to the open house. 

Other Information Sessions

Friday, June 13, 2014          11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Eckstein Hall, 257
Friday, July 18, 2014           11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Eckstein Hall, 263
Friday, August 8, 2014        11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Eckstein Hall, 263

RSVP for Information Sessions.

In addition to open houses, the Office of Admissions offers several other information sessions throughout the year. These small group sessions provide information about admissions, financial aid, enrollment policies and procedures, curriculum, intellectual and student life, and more.  A student panel is featured, and tours of the Law School are available at the conclusion of each session.

We recomend that prospective students call the Office of Admissions at (414) 288-6767 the morning of a scheduled information session to confirm that the session will take place.

It is not necessary to schedule your attendance at an information session in advance, nor is attendance at an information session mandatory of applicants.

Daily Visit 

The Office of Admissions is open most weekdays for individual visits that may include a meeting with an admissions officer, an information session, law school tour, class visit, and/or faculty visit.

Because our availability changes throughout the year, please be certain to contact the Office of Admissions to make your visit arrangements. Most visits last between one and three hours. Contact the Office of Admissions at (414) 288-6767 or submit your request online. At least two weeks advance notice is recommended.

Class Visit

Are you interested in getting a taste for what you might experience in law school? Class visits are available during the academic year. Two weeks advance notice is required. Please contact the Office of Admissions at (414) 288-6767 for further details or submit your request online.

Faculty Visit

Do you have an interest in a particular area of law? Would you like to meet one of your potential future professors and talk about law school and the law? Faculty visits are available during the academic year, and on a limited basis during break sessions. Faculty visits are available to admitted students. Two weeks advance notice is required. Admitted students should contact the Office of Admissions at (414) 288-6767 for further details and availability.

Wisconsin Statewide Pre-Law Minority Students and Advisors Day

Join us for our Second Annual Pre-Law Minority Student’s & Advisor’s Day!  This completely free event will be held on Friday, February 28, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Marquette University Law School

The event will bring together students, advisors and admissions representatives to discuss applications, trends, and opportunities in legal education. Specifically tailored to advisors and minority pre-law students from Wisconsin and neighboring states, the event will help attendees gain a better understanding of both the admissions process and the study of law.  

We anticipate a very busy and exciting day of activities including a discussion on law school admissions featuring Marquette University and the University of Wisconsin Law Schools, breakout workshops for students & advisors, and lunch during a mock law school class. Afterwards, admissions reps from law schools across the nation will be on hand to meet with advisors and students during the Law School Fair.

Please register online for this completely free event.  Event website. 

Part-Time Law Option

Marquette alumni who began their education as part-time students influence the legal profession in the courtroom and the boardroom, in government agencies and in private practice. Discover how law school can fit into your schedule.  We invite you to learn more about the part-time program.