The purpose of the Out-of-State Student Association (OSSA) shall be for educational and social development. OSSA will work to acclimate new law students to the Little Rock, AR metropolitan area. OSSA members are Bowen students from Arkansas with interests in practicing law outside Arkansas and Bowen students from other states with interests in practicing law inside of Arkansas. OSSA assists students with a desire to practice law inside and outside of Arkansas with developing and maintaining legal and personal relationships in local and distant metropolitan areas. Each OSSA member is eligible to participate in the attorney/student mentoring program designed to give each participant an individual experience with the legal community in the city of their choosing.