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Penn Carey Law Students

Penn Law Students

The Law Registrar’s Office (Academic Affairs Office) works with students, faculty, and staff in a myriad of ways, from course registration to exams, to graduation and beyond, and we welcomes your questions.  If you can’t find what you are looking for below, please email us at or stop in to see us in GK103 (Golkin Hall).

Law Curriculum

The Law School offers a rich curriculum of courses, seminars, clinics, externships and co-curricular opportunities to students each term.  The Law School participates in advance registration, wherein students request enrollment in courses prior to each term.  Details follow…

Degree Requirements

The following links provide the degree requirements for each of the programs offered at Penn Carey Law School:

Transcripts & Forms

The transcript is the official record of coursework and grades at the Law School. It also displays degrees awarded, honors earned, and academic notes.  

Law School Exams

Assessments in Law School courses vary, from in-class exams, takeaway exams, student projects, and academic papers.  Please review the exam schedule and student conduct expectations in preparation for final exams.

State Bar Info

To obtain a license to practice law, law graduates must apply for bar admission in the state(s) where they wish to practice. The bar exam is offered twice a year in most jurisdictions, in July and February.

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Academic Affairs


M-TH: In-person availability 9:00 - 4:30
F: virtual appointments preferred

Claire Wallace

Associate Dean, Academic Affairs & Curricular Affairs

Claire is the Penn Carey Law Registrar and oversees Academic Affairs and Curricular Affairs.

Amanda Aronoff

Managing Director, Cross-Disciplinary Programs & Academic Options, Penn Carey Law Director, Student Engagement, Penn Carey JD/MBA

Amanda can advise with respect to cross-disciplinary opportunities, including joint degrees, certificates and/or taking classes at University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School sister schools.

Nicole Federico

Associate Director, Academic Services

Nicole can assist with questions related to registration, exam accommodations and postponements, and degree requirements. Notary services and degree audits are available by appointment.

Robin Lynne Harris

Assistant Registrar

Robin can assist with questions related to course registration, exams, room requests and notary services.

Sherita Ragins

Associate Director for Cross-Disciplinary Programs

Sherita can assist with questions related to course registration for Law and non-Law students, as well as transcript requests, exams, and cross-disciplinary administrative procedures.

Chelsey Thompson

Coordinator, Academic Affairs

Chelsey can assist with questions related to course registration, exams, and state bar form processing.

Juliana van Hoeven

Director of Regulatory Affairs

Director of Regulatory Affairs