Student Info & Student Services

Classes Not Meeting in the Law Center – Practice Court and Some First Year Courses

Practice Court I, II, and III classes will not be will be held at the Law Center. In order to maintain social distancing yet continue to offer Baylor Law’s unrivaled Practice Court experience, larger classroom space is required. All students enrolled in Practice Court have received classroom & courtroom information directly from the Practice Court faculty. Some of the first-year sections also are meeting in facilities other than the Law Center. First-year students will receive further information about their schedules as well.

Career Development / CDO Access

Career Development staff will continue to offer a wealth of programs and resources to help students connect with employers and launch successful legal careers.

The CDO will publicize recruitment and other programs in the “This Week in the CDO” emails, and students should schedule counseling appointments via Symplicity by visiting clicking here.

I.T. Services

Baylor Law’s I.T. Department remains dedicated to assisting faculty, staff, and students during this time. For computer, tech, and other I.T. needs, members of the Baylor Law community should contact the I.T. team at baylorlawit@baylor.edu.

Dean’s Suite / Registrar Access

Dean’s Suite staff members remain dedicated to student success and are available during this time. Social distancing (six feet) must be maintained at all times in the Dean’s Suite. Most meetings with Deans, the Registrar, or other staff are by appointment only and are held virtually when practical.

To request a meeting with Dean Toben, students should contact Laura Obenoskey, Laura_Obenoskey@baylor.edu.

To request a meeting with Dean Teague, students should contact Meredith Meyer, Meredith_E_Meyer@baylor.edu.

To request a meeting with the Registrar, students should contact Jerri Cunningham, Jerri_Cunningham@baylor.edu.

To request a meeting about Financial Aid, students should contact Jenny Branson, Jenny_Branson@baylor.edu.

Clinics

Students who are interested in volunteering for Clinics should carefully read the weekly student announcement emails. Fall clinics are full, and information on Winter Clinics will be included in the student announcement emails this Fall.

Faculty Office Hours

Students will receive information on virtual office hours from individual faculty members. Baylor Law encourages as few face-to-face meetings between faculty and students as possible. Most office visits will be conducted virtually and by appointment only.

Student Organizations

Student organizations should not meet in person, but student groups are encouraged to meet regularly via Zoom. If you would like to plan an event, please reach out Dean Rispoli (Stephen_Rispoli@Baylor.edu). Baylor Law will host a virtual student organization fair after the start of the Fall quarter. Additional information will be included in the student announcement emails this Fall.

Law Review

Students’ abilities to join Law Review and access the Law Review Offices on the third floor of the Law Library have not changed. Students may grade on to the Law Review at the end of their first year or later as upper-quarter students. Write-on competitions also will take place during the Fall and Spring quarters.