University of Illinois

Making an Appointment

To make an appointment, call us at 217.333.9669

Any University of Illinois undergraduate, of any major on campus, can make an appointment to discuss:Dimitria and Jamie

  • Exploring legal careers
  • Selecting a course of study/major
  • Planning for law school
  • The LSAT
  • How and when to get letters of recommendation
  • Questions about the application process
  • Any other questions you may have about law school and legal careers

Appointment Guidelines


Please, stay home in your jammies if you are ill. We would be happy to meet with you over the phone instead; simply call 217.333.9669 at your appointment time. Or feel free to reschedule.

Note Our Peak Times

Our busiest time of year by far is October through November. During this period, our advisors will frequently be booked in advance. In order to better meet student needs, please consider the best time for your appointment.

If you are:

Ideal appointment times are:

A freshman

Attend one of our Pre-Law Freshmen Orientations in Fall, and make an appointment during Spring Semester

Applying to law school this cycle


Not currently applying

September, December, or Spring Semester

Personal Statement Appointments

To have your personal statement reviewed by an advisor, please make an appointment and email your advisor your personal statement at least 2 business days prior to the appointment time. If you cannot email your statement 2 days prior to the appointment, please reschedule.

More information about our personal statement appointments