Need to Know

  • Albany Law’s legacy website ran on an outdated Sharepoint environment, with a design that did not meet their primary audience’s needs. 
  • Albany Law needed a new digital experience that supports students through the three phases of their decision-making process and presents a unified user experience across their subsites, allowing their centers to convert prospective students into applicants and registerees.
  • With the implementation of Drupal 8 and Acquia Site Studio, Albany Law’s Centers integrated a subsite functionality, each with its unique theme and navigation structure. 
  • Upgrading to Drupal 9 was smooth and efficient, requiring only a few modules to be updated.
  • Northern created a unified and intuitive digital experience that serves Albany Law School’s goals.
  • Winner of the 2021 Acquia Engage Leader of the Pack in Education Award.

The Brief

Albany Law School is an American Bar Association accredited law school situated in New York’s capital. Offering a wide variety of courses, seats in law clinics, seminars, and co-curricular offerings, Albany Law prides itself on experiential learning inside and outside the classroom. 

Albany Law partnered with Northern to develop a digital experience representing all of Albany’s law centers while remaining true to their brand and providing an intuitive user experience for prospective students.