Student Life

Welcome to the Student Page.  We’ve created quick links to help you find information, but you can use the “Ask Student Life” box or visit the Office of Student Life (5th Floor, E building) anytime Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., and on Friday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.  We’re here to help!

And don’t forget to check out our One Stop Weekly Email Newsletter. Delivered to students via email every Friday during the academic year.  One Stop features information about upcoming Student Organization events, other NYLS events, reminders of important dates and deadlines, and Law School news.

  • Dean Anthony W. Crowell invites all upper-level students (not only those graduating in May) to attend the 2018 Bar Exam Kickoff on Monday, March 19 from 5:30 to 6:20 p.m. in the Auditorium. This event will convey an essential introduction to the Uniform Bar Examination (UBE) as well as the preparation needed to pass. Speakers include: Dean Crowell, Associate Dean LaPiana, Professors Kirk Burkhalter ’04 and Monica Kipiniak, along with recent graduates Dori Rodriguez ’17 and Stephen Gaeta ’17.
  • Monday, March 19. 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. W220.  Everyone is encouraged to join a conversation with Brigadier General (Ret.) Sidney Baumgarten ’60,  a former NYC Deputy Mayor in the Abe Beam administration, and author of our city’s Nuisance Abatement law.  He was instrumental in the clean-up of Times Square. Hosted by  ATLSA, Health Law, Federalist Society, and MVJA.  Refreshments will be served
  • Thursday, March 22. 12:45 – 1:45 p.m. W220. Health Law Society presents “Access Denied:  A Discussion on Medicare Restrictions to HCV Treatment” with Robert Greenwald, a Clinical Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and the Faculty Director of the Law School’s Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation. Mr. Greenwald has been engaged in state and national research, policy development and advocacy to expand access to high-­‐quality healthcare, reduce health disparities, and promote more equitable and effective healthcare systems.
  •  The Office of Clinical and Experiential will host an Open House on Tuesday, March 27 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the Events Center.  This is a great opportunity to learn about clinics, externships, project-based learning courses, simulation courses, upper-level writing electives, competition teams, coordinated course programs and academic centers. Refreshments will be served. For questions, call 212.431.2179 or email

Shani Darby, Senior Director for Student Life
Sally Harding, Assistant Dean for Student Life
Cheryl Shields, Administrative Assistant for Student Life