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Student support during COVID-19 pandemic

April 23, 2020

During these uncertain times, many of our alumni have found comfort by connecting with students and classmates in the Law School community, as well as learning about the school’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. You can also stay up-to-date through emails from the Law School; your contact information can be updated by sending an email to


Additionally, we have heard from many of you about how you can support our students - below are a few options. We will continue to update this list as student needs emerge.

  • Submit a short video (30 seconds or less) to to encourage students and remind them of the network of worldwide alumni support;
  • Supervise student pro bono work; if you’re interested, please contact Elizabeth Sarshik at;
  • Provide students with career guidance, especially about managing through uncertainty; email your advice to Elizabeth Sarshik at;
  • Click here to contribute to the Fund for Penn Law – Student Life; these funds will be prioritized for emergency student issues as well as new student needs that arise in the coming months.


We are grateful to be a part of this wonderful community. Thank you for your generosity and compassion during this unprecedented time.