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December 8
Last Day of Classes
December 9
Reading Day
December 12
Final examinations
December 13
Final examinations
December 14
Final examinations

Office of Student Services

Touro Law Center is student-centered.

The Office of Student Services addresses quality of life issues, provides academic and non-academic counseling, coordinates disability services, supports student organizations and serves as a source of information for our students.

The Office is administered by Interim Deans Myra Berman and Ken Rosenblum. They provide general advising and counseling, including:

  • course selection
  • long-range course planning
  • early graduation
  • adjusting to law school
  • stress and anxiety

To make an appointment, email studentservices@tourolaw.edu or call 631.761.7050. 

The office is responsible for key areas, including:

  • Disability Resources. providing confidential support for students with physical, learning, or other disabilities. Services include the development of an individualized accommodation plan, including appropriate examination modifications, such as extra time. Medical or other professional documentation may be required. To find out more, review the Handbook for Students with Disabilities or contact  via email or by phone at (631) 761-7050.   
  • Counseling / Advising. All law students experience stress to one degree or another. The Law Center has a few different resources available for student advising, counseling and mental health assistance. All conversations are confidential. 
    Dean Myra Berman is available for informal, confidential counseling regarding stress management as the result of law school or non-law-school issues, bereavement, and crisis intervention. She can also assist with advisement in regards to course selection and other academic concerns. To make an appointment, email studentservices@tourolaw.edu, call (631) 761-7050 or visit the Office of Student Services (Room 302).
     
    Christa Schorn, LCSW, Psychotherapist, is a professional counselor who visits the Law Center regularly while classes are in session and is available to meet with students on a confidential basis, by appointment, free of charge. She is available to meet with students for personal counseling and faculty and staff for consultations. Appointments can be made directly through her office at (516)768-7127 or christa.schornLCSW@gmail.com or via the Office of Student Services (631-761-7050, studentservices@tourolaw.edu, Room 302)
     
    Robert Fogel, Campus Rabbi, is available to meet with students for informal counseling. His office hours are Monday or Thursday from 12:30 - 5:00 pm. For appointments, please call (631) 761-7440 or email robert.fogel2@tourolaw.edu.
  • For additional resources, please visit the Student Support Services page. 
The Office of Student Services publishes important information in the weekly Touro Times. Students also receive information occasionally through their Touro Law e-mail account and may also choose to access information via the OSS blogFacebook, or Twitter.


Contact Us

Touro Law Center Campus
225 Eastview Drive/Room 302
Central Islip, NY 11722
Telephone: 631.761.7050
Fax: 631.761.7059

Email: studentservices@tourolaw.edu

Hours of Operation
Monday through Thursday   8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Friday                                9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Staff

Myra Berman, Interim Assistant Dean for Student Services
Disabilities Accommodations Officer
Code of Conduct Administration (including Application Amendments)
Exam Administration & Oversight
Academic Advising

Marie Fuzia, Director of Student Services & Scholarship Aid
Student Organizations
Student Community Building (socials, 1L dinners, academic programming)
Scholarship & Summer Grant Administration
Exam Administration Assistance

Frances DeSimone, Administrative Assistant