On August 15, 2012, Dean Katherine S. Broderick and UDC President Dr. Allen L. Sessoms welcomed the entering Classes of 2015 and 2016 Evening Division at a reception in the Rayburn House Office Building, hosted by Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC). The presentation concluded the 8-day Student Orientation for the Class of 2015 and 2016 Evening Division.
UDC President Dr. Allen L. Sessoms congratulated everyone on choosing to study law at UDC-DCSL, while Dean Broderick told the students to work on making the world a better place. Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton told the incoming class that many D.C. residents are relying on them for legal help. She urged the students to help the poor, and congratulated them on choosing to study law at one of the only public interest, public service law schools in the nation.