During the Semester

Adjunct Faculty Office

The Adjunct Faculty Office is located in Room 7-174. It is open Monday to Friday from 8am-8pm. Owen Grey is the main office manager, and can provide you with computer and office equipment assistance.

The office contains 8 cubicle-style workstations, fully equipped with computer/internet access and telephones. There is also a Canon copier available in the office for printing, copying, scanning, and faxing. The office also houses the Adjunct Faculty mail boxes.

Calling/Faxing

The campus phone lines are on an internal network. Please visit http://411.fordham.edu for the Fordham Directory. If you wish to call/fax:

  • another office at the Lincoln Center campus, simply dial a 2 plus the 4-digit extension
  • the Rose Hill campus uptown, dial 1 + 4-digit extension
  • an external line, dial 9 + (area code) phone number

Barnes & Noble College Bookstore at Lincoln Center

Lowenstein Building, 60th Street Entrance All faculty members receive a 10% discount (except software titles) by presenting their I.D. card.

For follow-up or general store questions, contact Wilson Leon, Store Manager, 212-636-6080, sm736@bncollege.com, or Jason Figueroa, General Manager, gm539@fordham.edu

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Cafeterias

The Law School Cafe is located on the second floor. As an alternative, Ram Cafe is located in the undergraduate Lowenstein Building. From the 60th Street entrance, take the escalators up one level. It is open Mon-Fri from 8am-8pm, Sat from 8am-2pm, and Sun from 10am-6pm.

Class Schedule Postings

Class Schedules are always posted outside the Registrar's Office by the elevators on the 4th floor. If there are any schedule conflicts or errors, please contact the Registrar.

Class Cancellations and Emergency School Closings

If you need to cancel a class session due to illness or personal emergency, the registrar office must be notified and please send a message to your class through LawNET immediately. For last-minute cancellations, contact the Registrar's Office at 212-636-6803, 7888, or 7025 to get a notification posted online or to send an automated voicemail to your students.

n rare cases of emergencies or poor weather conditions, you can check for campus-wide closing notifications on the general website, in your e-mail inbox, or using the hotlines below:

Fordham University Emergency Hotline

877-375-HELP (4357)

Weather-Related Closings

800-280-SNOW (7669) or 212-636-7777

You may also tune into the radio stations WFUV-90 FM or WINS-1010 AM.

Classroom Facilities

Before 5pm: Aisha Harper, 212-636-6870, aharper@law.fordham.edu (email preferred)
After 5pm: Security Desk in Law School Lobby at 212-636-6975
Facilities cleanup and temperature control

Copy Cards and Copying Assistance

As we have limited staff available, we would greatly appreciate any efforts our faculty can afford in completing smaller photocopying projects. Copy Cards are required to use any of the multi-function machines on campus, and can be borrowed from Owen Grey in Room 7-146

For more substantial photocopying projects, please contact Owen Grey to send your documents and specifications. Please keep in mind that most projects require at least a 48-hour turnaround. Once completed, Owen will notify you and the project will be available for pickup in the Adjunct Faculty Office in Room 7-146.

Continuing Legal Education

If you wish to obtain a certificate of credit for Continuing Legal Education, please contact the Office of Public Programming.

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Courseware and Legal Research

WestLaw and WestLaw TWEN

Estee Waxman, 212-548-7431, estee.waxman@thomsonreuters.com
WestLaw research
TWEN administrative assistance

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LexisNexis and LexisNexis Web Courses

Jocelyn Kaufman, 347.735.2031, jocelyn.kaufman@lexisnexis.com
LexisNexis research support
Web Courses administrative assistance

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Blackboard

Blackboard Staff, 718-817-2289, blackboard@fordham.edu
8am-8pm (Summer Hours 8am-6pm)
Lincoln Center Customer Care satellite office:
Lowenstein Student Lounge 19A, 10am-6pm
Blackboard technical support

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Law Library

Alissa Black-Dorward, Head of Reference and Adjunct Research Liaison
212.636.7968, kepanchinbutuc@law.fordham.edu
Room 129 in the Law Library
Finding, obtaining, and reserving course materials
WestLaw and LexisNexis research support

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Faculty Director of Adjuncts

The Faculty Director is available to provide curriculum and general academic guidance to the Adjunct Faculty, and also addresses any suggestions or concerns to the Adjunct Faculty Committee. The current Faculty Director is Professor Richard Scott Carnell.

Room 8-112
212-636-7310
rcarnell@fordham.edu

Final Examinations

Sample Fall Final Exam Template (modeled off of a typical In-Class exam)

Final Exam Schedule

Fordham Campus Maps

Fordham Directory

Contact information for Fordham administrators and faculty members

If you forget your AccessIT ID, you can also find it in your e-mail listing

https://411.fordham.edu

I.D. Cards and Visitors

If you lose your I.D. Card, please report it immediately on http://my.fordham.edu. Please note that co-teachers should have their own I.D. card, and guest lecturers can either be signed in by the primary instructor by Audrey Glassman at 212-636-6803.

Information Technology

800-761-2934 or 212-636-6786 lawhelpdesk@law.fordham.edu
Lower Level Suite LL-125
Mon-Fri 8:30am-10pm, Sat-Sun 10am-6pm

LawNET, email, network, and other technical assistance

Guides and Tutorials

Media Services

Dial 1 from any classroom phone

800-761-2934 or 212-636-7324 lawmediaservices@law.fordham.edu
Mon-Fri 8:30am-10pm

Class recordings
Classroom technology

LawNET

LawNET is the Law School Intranet where you can

  • Post course syllabi and first assignments
  • Post announcements
  • Retrieve class rosters
  • Email students in your class
  • Submit grades

http://fordhamlaw.net

Mailboxes and Outgoing Mail

Mail Room 212-636-6805

There is a mail slot for each adjunct faculty member located in the Adjunct Office, Room 7-174.

United States Post Office

The closest Post Office is located at 27 West 60th Street, between Columbus and Broadway. It is open Mon-Fri from 9am-5:30pm.

FedEx Drop Box

There is a full-service FedEx Office located at 240 Central Park South at Columbus Circle. It is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Last pickup for FedEx Ground is 6:00pm Mon-Fri, and for FedEx Express is 9:00pm Mon-Fri.

UPS Drop Box

There is a UPS Drop Box in the lobby of the undergraduate Lowenstein Building at Lincoln Center, next to the main escalators. Last pick-up is 7:30pm Mon-Fri.

My.Fordham Employee Portal

My.Fordham.edu is Fordham University's employee portal that allows you to:

  • View your Fordham I.D. number
  • View/Update your basic employee profile such as contact information and emergency contacts
  • View your pay stubs and tax forms

Once your employment forms, you will receive an email from hrisinfo@fordham.edu that contains the AccessIT ID needed to login to my.Fordham.edu. Please note that New Adjuncts must activate their AccessIT ID following the instructions on the my.Fordham.edu homepage the first time they login. Please review the Back-to-School Checklist for complete details.

http://my.fordham.edu

Registrar's Office

Room 4-102
Mon, Tues, Thu 9-6pm, Wed 9-6:30pm, Fri 9-5pm
212-636-6801, registrar@law.fordham.edu

Audrey Glassman, 212-636-6803
aglassman@law.fordham.edu

  • Class Cancellations (if Audrey cannot be reached, contact others below)
  • Class Schedules

Vanessa Garcia, 212-636-7025
vgarcia15@law.fordham.edu

  • Exam Administration
  • Student requests to postpone an exam due to religious observance or Exam Schedule Conflict (exams scheduled within 16 hours of each other)

Loretta Richardson, 212-636-7888
lrichardson@law.fordham.edu

  • Classroom Reservations
  • Lost and Found

Student Affairs

Nitza Escalera, 212-636-6818
nescalera@law.fordham.edu

Abel P. Montez, 212-636-7955
amontez@law.fordham.edu

  • Student attendance or other confidential issues
  • Accommodations for students with disabilities
  • Student requests to postpone an exam for any other reason besides those handled by the Registrar's Office

Student Employment

Many of the Law School's adjunct professors are practitioners or have current or recent ties to the practitioner community. Students frequently benefit from discussions with adjunct professors about career options. This is one of the many ways in which the adjunct faculty serves as a valuable function to the student body. If you become aware of employment opportunities or are yourself in a position to offer employment to a Fordham Law student, please contact the Career Planning Center at careers@law.fordham.edu or post a job in the Online Job Bank at http://law.fordham.edu/postajob. Each May, the adjunct faculty is also invited to volunteer to become an Adjunct Professor Advisor to a graduating J.D. student.

If you consult with students, particularly to the extent you are in a position to guide or recommend for employment only certain members of your class, please consider whether it may be appropriate to wait until the semester concludes and grades for the class have been submitted, so as to ensure parity amongst all students.

Please keep in mind that a Day Division student may not be employed more than 20 hours per week in any semester in which the student in enrolled in more than 12 credits. Full-time students must sign a statement to this effect every time they register, and students who violate this regulation are subject to disciplinary action.

Transportation and Parking

The main entrance to the Law School is located at 150 West 62nd Street, between Amsterdam and Columbus Avenues. An alternative entrance is through the Lowenstein Building entrance at the corner of 60th Street and Columbus Avenue.

Map and Directions | Parking Lots

If you are an Adjunct teaching a Clinical, Legal Writing, or LL.M. course, please check with those departments for alternative resources or instructions.