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Academic Support

The Office of Student Affairs provides a variety of programs supporting the academic needs of students. Student Affairs encourages students to participate in the different programs to make their stay at the Law School an enjoyable and fruitful experience.

Workshops

First Year Workshops 

For workshops to improve your legal skills, please visit the First Year Student section. 

If you have any questions regarding the workshops, please contact us at lawstudentaffairs@fordham.edu.

Bar Exam Preparation

The Office of Student Affairs coordinates several bar exam preparation programs. For more information on these exam prep programs, please contact:

Cynthia Juco, Esq.
Assistant Director of Student Affairs
212-636-7696
cjuco@law.fordham.edu

Read bar exam information.

Student Advisors

The Board of Student Advisors is a group of upper level students who provide mentoring to first year students. Each first year student is assigned a mentor who can assist with the transition to law school. Activities include meetings with advisors, course information, social events, and general law school advice. The Board of Student Advisors is headed by a Board of Directors and overseen by the Associate Director of Student Affairs.

Board of Student Advisors Directors

Elizabeth Kraus

Siobhan D'Angelo

Maddison Levine

Adam Kochman

Beverly Cheng

To contact the directors, please email lawbsa@fordham.edu

Mandatory Academic Support Services Policy

Mandatory Academic Support Services Policy
 

Fordham Law School is committed to the academic success of every student.  This policy requires mandatory academic support services to assist students whose academic performance suggests they could benefit from academic counseling, tutoring and/or other support, but who might be hesitant to seek assistance.
 
The following students must meet with the Associate Director or Assistant Director of Student Affairs:
 
Any First Year Student who:
 
a.  is referred to the Office of Student Affairs for consultation based on a fall semester take-home exam, in class assessment, or a legal writing assignment; or  
 
b. receives two or more B-s, one or more Cs, or a grade point average of 2.99 or below at the end of their first semester of law school; or
 
c. at the beginning of their second semester of law school, have one or more incompletes; or
 
d. receives an "F" in any of their first semester courses.
 
Any Upper Division Student who receives:

a.  an incomplete or have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or below at the end of the second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh semesters, if they are a part-time student; or

b.  an incomplete or have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or below at the end of the second, third, fourth or fifth semester, if they are a full-time student; or
 
c.  an "F" in any of their upper division courses.
 
The Associate Director or Assistant Director of Student Affairs will notify students, via e-mail, to schedule an appointment. The e-mail will include a copy of this Mandatory Academic Support Policy.
 
Students who fail to meet with the Associate Director or Assistant Director of Student Affairs will have a hold placed on their registration for the following semester.
 
No information about a student's participation in this Mandatory Academic Support Program will be included in the student's official records. 

Office of Student Affairs

Fordham University School of Law
Office of Student Affairs
150 West 62nd Street
Fourth Floor, Suite 4-101
New York, NY 10023

Tel: 212-636-7155

Fax: 212-636-7167

Email: LawStudentAffairs@fordham.edu