Sample Get REAL Week Schedule

Throughout your four-year Online Hybrid JD experience, you will be required to come to the University of Dayton’s campus several times a year for Get Relevant Experience and Applied Learning (REAL) weeks.

Get REAL weeks will occur as follows:

Get REAL Weeks
YEAR August Term January Term May Term
Year 1 1 Week 1 Week 1 Week
Year 2 1 Week 1 Week 1 Week
Year 3 1 Week 1 Week None
Year 4 1 Week 1 Weekend None

To help you get a sense of the types of labs and experiential work that you will complete while on campus, we have created a sample Get REAL week schedule, organized by day. Please note that this is only an example of the time commitment and offerings during Get REAL weeks, and that they are subject to change. This particular example focuses on your first Get REAL week.

Sunday

Sunday Sample Schedule
TIME EVENT
8:30–10 a.m. No Class – Network With Cohort
10:15–11:45 a.m. No Class – Network With Cohort
11:45 a.m.–1 p.m. Dean’s Welcome Lunch
1–2:30 p.m. Torts I – Collaborative Review Exercises
2:45–4:15 p.m. Torts I – Practice Perspectives Attorney Panel
4:30–5:30 p.m. Torts I – Client Interview Preparation Exercise

Monday

Monday Sample Schedule
TIME EVENT
8:30–10 a.m. Torts I – Your First Client Interview
10:15–11:45 a.m. Torts I – Your First Client Interview
11:45 a.m.–1 p.m. Lunch With On-Campus Cohort Members
1–2:30 p.m. Torts I – Interview Analysis: What Claims Might Your Client Bring?
2:45–4:15 p.m. Torts Lab – Midterm Group Rewrite
4:30–5:30 p.m. Torts I – Collaborative Review Exercises

Tuesday

Tuesday Sample Schedule
TIME EVENT
8:30–10 a.m. Torts I – Introduction to Negligence
10:15–11:45 a.m. Legal Profession I – Closed Memorandum Rewrite Exercise
11:45 a.m.–1 p.m. Career Services Lunch & Presentation
1–2:30 p.m. Legal Profession I – Closed Memorandum Rewrite Exercise
2:45–4:15 p.m. Torts Lab – Practice Exam Essay 1: Drafting & Peer Review
4:30–5:30 p.m. Torts I – Tort Law and Societal Norms: The Evolution of Tort Law

Wednesday

Wednesday Sample Schedule
TIME EVENT
8:30–10 a.m. Legal Profession I – Introduction to Open Memorandum Topic
10:15–11:45 a.m. Legal Profession I – Introduction to Legal Research
11:45 a.m.–1 p.m. Lunch With Alumni
1–2:30 p.m. Legal Profession I – Introduction to Library/Manual Legal Research
2:45–4:15 p.m. Torts Lab – Practice Exam Essay 2: Drafting & Peer Review
4:30–5:30 p.m. Torts I – Tort Law: Class, Discrimination, and Stereotypes I

Thursday

Thursday Sample Schedule
TIME EVENT
8:30–10 a.m. Legal Profession I – Library Research Lab
10:15–11:45 a.m. Legal Profession I – Library Research Lab
11:45 a.m.–1 p.m. Academic Success Lunch & Presentation
1–2:30 p.m. Legal Profession I – Introduction to Online Legal Research
2:45–4:15 p.m. Legal Profession I – Westlaw Training
4:30–5:30 p.m. Torts I – Tort Law: Class, Discrimination, and Stereotypes II

Friday

Friday Sample Schedule
TIME EVENT
8:30–10 a.m. Legal Profession I – Lexis Training
10:15–11:45 a.m. Legal Profession I – Online Research Lab
11:45 a.m.–1 p.m. Lunch With Law Faculty & Staff
1–2:30 p.m. Torts I – Collaborative Research Exercises – Report Back
2:45–4:15 p.m. Torts I – Collaborative Research Exercises – Report Back
4:30–5:30 p.m. Torts Lab – Case Synthesis – Constructing a Mind Map

Saturday

Saturday Sample Schedule
TIME EVENT
8:30–10 a.m. Legal Profession I – Research Conferences
10:15–11:45 a.m. Legal Profession I – Research Conference Debriefing
11:45 a.m.–1 p.m. Farewell Lunch
1–2:30 p.m. Torts I – Collaborative Exercise – The Reasonable Person
2:45–4:15 p.m. Torts Lab – Case Synthesis – Constructing a Mind Map