Visiting King Hall

Come to our Campus!

We are happy to announce that UC Davis School of Law will be open to prospective students! Visiting King Hall is one of the best ways to learn about who we are as a law school and whether UC Davis is the right place for you to study law. Schedule an in-person visit. We can’t wait for you to join us! 

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Open House for Prospective Applicants 

Saturday, November 4, 2023 from 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 

This exciting half-day program is a unique opportunity for prospective applicants to learn about King Hall's admission and financial aid process. During this event, you will have the chance to see what makes King Hall an amazing place to study law. You will also tour our wonderful building and hear from our deans, faculty, and current law students.

  • Open House Event Schedule
  • Check-In + Light Refreshments
    8:00 - 8:30 a.m.

    Welcome (Rm 1001)
    8:30 - 8:45 a.m.
    Kevin Johnson, Dean and Mabie-Apallas Professor of Public Interest and Chicana/o Studies
    Brenda Quintanilla Lopez ‘24, Law Students Association President
    Kristen Mercado, Assistant Dean of Admission and Financial Aid

    Admission and Financial Aid Presentation (Rm 1001)
    8:45 - 9:30 a.m.
    Kristen Mercado, Assistant Dean of Admission and Financial Aid
    Montré Everett, Director of Financial Aid

    9:30 - 9:45 a.m.

    Mock Class (Rm 1001)
    9:45 - 10:45 a.m.
    Katherine Florey, Martin Luther King Jr. Professor of Law

    10:45 - 11:00 a.m.

    Student Life Panel + Q&A (Rm 2302, 2304, and 2306)
    11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    UC Davis School of Law Students

    12:00 - 12:15 p.m.

    Career Services Panel + Lunch (Rm 1001)
    12:15 - 1:15 p.m.
    Craig Compton, Assistant Dean of Career Services
    UC Davis School of Law Students

    1:15 - 1:30 p.m.

    King Hall Tours - Tours begin at the Martin Luther King Jr. Statue
    1:30 - 2:00 p.m.
    UC Davis School of Law Students

Information Sessions

In addition to the annual Open House for Prospective Applicants, consider joining us for a one-hour information session. Our information sessions are designed to explain general aspects of the admission process and address a select topic related to the application process and J.D. program. We will host info sessions in person and virtually on Zoom. 

  • Upcoming Sessions
  • Early Decision Program 
    Tuesday, September 12, 2023
    4:00 - 5:00 pm (PT)

    DEI and Student Life 
    Thursday, October 19, 2023
    5:00 - 6:00 pm (PT)

    How to Pay for Law School
    Tuesday, December 5, 2023
    5:30 - 6:30 pm (PT)

    Alumni in Public Service 
    Tuesday, January 9, 2024
    4:00 - 5:00 p.m. (PT)

    Student Affinity Organizations 
    Tuesday, February 6, 2024
    4:00 - 5:00 p.m. (PT)

Can't make it to King Hall? 

If you are out of state, live far away, or prefer a one-on-one appointment. There are many ways to connect with our team remotely. If you are interested in speaking with a member of our admissions team, you can join a virtual drop-in session, or you may request a prospective student appointment. If are interested in connecting with us at a law school fair, check out our recruitment events to see when a King Hall representative will visit a location near you.

  • Virtual Drop-in 
  • We host virtual drop-in hours via Zoom every Monday and Wednesday from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. (Pacific Time). Virtual drop-ins are intended for quick questions about the application process that will take no more than 10 minutes. Please note that drop-in hours are unavailable on law school/university holidays. Please also remember to consult the Law School Calendar for holiday closures. 

    ** NOTE: drop-in hours will NOT be available on the following dates: May 22, May 29, June 12, July 10, August 7, August 19, and August 21. **

    Monday & Wednesday: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (Pacific Time)
    Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: 

    Join our Zoom

    Telephone: Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
    US: +1 669 900 6833  or +1 346 248 7799  or +1 253 215 8782  or +1 646 876 9923  or +1 301 715 8592  or +1 312 626 6799

    Meeting ID: 940 45478987
    International numbers available:

    During drop-in hours, you will be placed into a waiting room and a director will admit individually in the order you arrived. Please be patient because only one person mans drop-in hours at each session. This Zoom room is only staffed during the hours listed. If you cannot join the meeting, please email us at  
  • Prospective Student Appointment
  • You can schedule a 15-20 minute prospective student appointment by emailing us at These appointments are by phone or Zoom.