2012 Commencement Poll

Before reserving your commencement tickets, we ask that you complete the following survey, which should take less than 5 minutes. The results of the survey will be tabulated without attribution. Your identifying information will be separated and used for the ticket reservation section only.
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    Survey

    Please rate your experience at Harvard Law School using the following grid. We are interested in getting as much feedback as we can, so please feel free to supplement your survey responses with comments at the end of this survey. Thank you.
    Your overall educational experience
    Your overall quality of life as a student
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    Your sense of community
    Your sense of community within your First-Year Section
    Your opportunities to get to know and/or work with faculty
    Your opportunities to find your own community at HLS
    Variety of extracurricular activities
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    Variety of courses
    Ability to get into your preferred courses
    Variety of clinical opportunities
    Availability of clinical seats
    Overall quality of student engagement and participation in the classroom
    Overall quality of teaching
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    Career Services Office (not including OPIA)
    Office of Public Interest Advising (OPIA)
    Dean of Students Office
    Office of the Registrar
    Financial Aid Office/Service
    Financial Aid Office/Availability of Funds
    Information Technology Services
    Library Services
    Clinical & Pro Bono Programs Office
    Student Health Services
    Food Services
    Graduate Program (for LLM & SJDs only; JDs should enter N/A)
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    Dorms
    Dining
    Gym
    Library
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    If you had to do it over again, would you go to law school?
    If you had to do it over again, would you go to HLS?
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    Post-Graduate Information

    Please indicate your post-graduation information.
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    Practice Sector (ie law firm, government agency, etc.)
    Geographic Location
    Size
    Practice Area
    Salary/Compensation
    Training
    Diversity
    Pro Bono/Public Service
    Future Mobility
    Uncertainty because of the economy
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    Ticket Reservations

    Tickets are required for several commencement events and may be ordered online. Please note that tickets are NOT required for the events on Class Day, May 23, 2012. UNIVERSITY CEREMONY - TERCENTENARY THEATRE - 9:45 AM At this ceremony, degrees are conferred by President Faust. Each degree candidate who completes this online form will automatically receive 2 guest tickets for this ceremony. Degree Candidates do not need a ticket for the University Ceremony. LAW SCHOOL DIPLOMA CEREMONY AND LUNCHEON - HOLMES FIELD – 11:45 AM At this ceremony, Dean Minow will present diplomas to each graduate. Note: Tickets are not required to attend the ceremony but are required for lunch (which accompanies the ceremony). The Law School provides 1 complimentary lunch. Additional tickets for lunch may be purchased for $15.00 each. The standard lunch is a chicken dish. You may also request Kosher and Vegetarian lunches. You must do so at the time this order is placed. Please note when you are selecting your preference for lunches that you must include your 1 complimentary lunch. For instance, if you have 6 guests attending with you, you should place orders for 7 lunches (one for you and 6 for your guests). You will only be charged for the 6 lunches beyond your complimentary 1. To reiterate, the first lunch you select is complimentary. You will be charged $15 for each additional lunch.
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    University Afternoon Exercises - Harvard Yard - 2:30PM

    At this ceremony, President Faust and Afternoon Commencement Speaker, Dr. Fareed Zakaria, will address graduates and guests. Each Degree candidate automatically receives 3 tickets for this ceremony. Degree candidates do not need a ticket for the Afternoon exercises, as long as you are in regalia.

    Ticket Pick-Up

    1. Tickets will be available for pick up in May. (We will send you an email when they are ready to be picked up) 2. You will be able to pay for your lunch tickets by Cash, Check (made out to Harvard Law School), Visa, MasterCard or American Express when you pick them up. We do not accept Discover. 3. Before picking up your tickets, JD students will need to complete the Graduate Employment Survey, and be cleared by Student Financial Services. The link for the Survey is available on the Commencement website.

    Additional Information

    If you need to make changes to your reservation, please contact the Dean of Students Office by email at dos@law.harvard.edu or come to the office in WCC 3039. Please note: When you submit this form for error checking, it will tell you which fields you left blank. As long as the field is not required, you will be able to submit the reservation form by clicking submit again. Please refer to our Commencement website for all other questions: commencement.law.harvard.edu, and contact us by emailing dos@law.harvard.edu, or calling 617.495.1880.