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Penn Carey Law students are not just students: they are also community leaders, dedicated public servants, and passionate individuals with rich personal and professional lives. The Law School is here to support our students through the exhilarating, unique experience that is studying law at Penn.

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Connect with the Student Affairs Office for support in navigating life as a law student.


Student Group Event Planning

Plan for success using these resources and information.


Student Organizations

Learn about the vibrant student community at Penn Carey Law.


Health and Wellness

Student health and wellness is paramount. Learn about the available resources.


Continuing Duty to Report

The duty to report any character or fitness issues is continuous from the point when you apply to law school through graduation.



Orientation information for admitted students (locked to admitted students only)

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Reflections on 1L Diversity Fellowships

Three Penn Carey Law students reflect on their Big Law experiences during their 1L Diversity Fellowships.

Jim Sandman L?76

Honoring Lifetime Achievement

The American Lawyer has honored Jim Sandman L’76 with a prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award.

Thought Leadership: Closing the Climate Funding Gap

Prof. Bill Burke-White proposes a “green investment treaty” to close the climate funding gap.

Repealing the Adoption and Safe Families Act

“ASFA dealt a devastating blow to Black families,” and the time to repeal the Clinton-Era law is now, writes Prof. Dorothy E. Roberts.

Upcoming Events

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Wednesday, November 30th, 2022

Disability Law (Harris) makeup class via Zoom

Wednesday, November 30th, 2022

Academic Support Lecture - Effectively Reviewing Practice Exams

The Academic Support Program at Penn Law strives to maximize the academic success of each student. In the Fall semester, the program offers the Academic Success Lecture Series–four lectures and two workshops discussing studying and exam writing techniques. In the Spring semester, students meet with Professor Simon to review exams and develop individualized study programs.

Wednesday, November 30th, 2022

Corporations (Katz) makeup class