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Join us at this Webinar for Prospective Military Applicants!

As a supporter of the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill's Yellow Ribbon Program, and the home-institution to the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF), the Veterans Resource Center (VRC), and the Veterans' Issues & Support Initiative & Outreach Network (VISION), Syracuse University is ranked as a top national university for military veterans.*  

You are invited to attend a webinar hosted by members of the College of Law Admissions & Financial Aid team, as well as current students, who will present on a variety of topics relevant to military veterans, service members, and their families.

Friday, December 6, 2013 (11:45 - 1:00 p.m. EST)

Link to Webinar

We will focus on topics such as:

  1. Military service as a strong admissions factor;
  2. Transitional success strategies for the student-veteran;
  3. VA benefits for law school and the Yellow Ribbon Program
  4. The LSAT, Personal Statement, and other admissions criteria;
  5. Syracuse University's Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF)
  6. Campus resources and the Veterans Resource Center (VRC)
  7. The College of Law's Institute for National Security & Counterterrorism (INSCT)
  8. Serving those who served: Valor Day and other service initiatives for local military veterans

Meet your Student & Administrative Presenters:

  1. Thomas Caruso, Ensign, United State Navy, Director, Veterans' Issues & Support Initiative & Outreach Network (V.I.S.I.O.N.) (Class of '14)
  2. 1st Lt. Josh Keefe, United State Marine Corps, President, Student Bar Association (Class of '14)
  3. David Reardon, LTC (Ret.) (Class of '15)
  4. Andrew S. Horsfall, Esq., Associate Director of Admissions '05 L'10
  5. Gina Soliz, Director of Financial Aid

Webinar participants are strongly encouraged to send any specific questions in advance of the webinar to ashorsfa@law.syr.edu.

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Check Out Additional Information on the College of Law

Set atop the famed SU Hill, the College of Law has long been a magnet for dynamic faculty and students. Our dedicated network of alumni, championship trial teams, extensive array of joint-degree programs, and our internationally-regarded Centers & Institutes cultivate an environment rich in both tradition and innovation. Our students come from across the country - and from around the world - before advancing on to careers in private practice, government and policy, public service, military, academia, and other fields. 

The Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism (INSCT)

Our world-renowned INSCT program offers multi-disciplinary, cross-departmental, study on issues surrounding national seucrity, counterterrorism, post-conflict resolution, veterans research, cyber security, and a variety of other subject areas. 

Syracuse University's Institute for Veterans & Military Families

Syracuse University made an institutional commitment to launch the nationally focused Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF), a historical first in the context of higher education. To support this effort, JPMorgan Chase (JPMC) broadened its existing collaboration with the University to provide industry leadership. The mission of the IVMF is to fully leverage the intellectual, human and social capital of higher education, in service to America’s veterans and their families. 

The College of Law's V.I.S.I.O.N.

'Serving Those Who Served Us All,' is the motto of the College of Law's student orgnization, dedicated to outreach and service projects for local military veterans and their families. Its signature program, Valor Day, provides free legal services and counseling to service members. 

Dineen Hall Opens Fall 2014

Opening in Fall 2014, the 200,000 square foot Dineen Hall is a state-of-the-art facility that will change the way students embrace their law school experience. Built specifically for the demands of legal education, Dineen Hall features an open architecture design, collaborative learning environment, superior technology and ideal location for a positive student experience.

Semester in D.C. Externship Program (NEW!)

Beginning January 2014, second- and third-year law students
can participate in a semester-long program that combines
professional experience with unique coursework to develop
a disciplined understanding of how lawyers function in our
nation’s capital. Externship placements allow students to work
as part of a legal team in a variety of different environments
and are essential for students pursuing a law or joint degree.

Syracuse University's Veterans Resource Center

Our veterans resource center services military veterans and service members from across campus to ensure they can pursue their academic goals at Syracuse. Expert staff members with information related to the GI Bill and Syracuse University's Yellow Ribbon Participation are available to prospective students of any academic program to offer assistance and advice. This full-service department of the University also works to foster a community for veterans on campus through social and service programs. 

* U.S. News & World Reports, 2014